soul


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the vital principle or animating force within living beings

the essential being of a person, regarded as immaterial and immortal

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the seat of a person's innermost emotions and feelings

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the immaterial part of a person

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a human being

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deep feeling or emotion

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the human embodiment of something

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a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s

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Tom's whole soul overflowed with compassion and sympathy for the poor wretches by whom he was surrounded.
The poor mulatto woman, whose simple faith had been well-nigh crushed and overwhelmed, by the avalanche of cruelty and wrong which had fallen upon her, felt her soul raised up by the hymns and passages of Holy Writ, which this lowly missionary breathed into her ear in intervals, as they were going to and returning from work; and even the half-crazed and wandering mind of Cassy was soothed and calmed by his simple and unobtrusive influences.
So you don't care about life and you don't want souls.
This seemed to puzzle him, so I followed it up, "A nice time you'll have some time when you're flying out here, with the souls of thousands of flies and spiders and birds and cats buzzing and twittering and moaning all around you.
Yea, my Soul went free, and, wheeling like an eagle, saw indeed that there was no Teshoo Lama nor any other soul.
Son of my Soul, I have wrenched my Soul back from the Threshold of Freedom to free thee from all sin - as I am free, and sinless
In consideration of certain mental endowments which it is unnecessary to specify, and in further consideration of one thousand louis d'or, I being aged one year and one month, do hereby make over to the bearer of this agreement all my right, title, and appurtenance in the shadow called my soul.
I have tasted - that is to say, I have known some very bad souls, and some too - pretty good ones.
And he knew that upon his decision of the fate of Virginia Maxon rested to some extent the true answer to that question, for, unconsciously, he had worked out his own crude soul hypothesis which imparted to this invisible entity the power to direct his actions only for good.
The ravages of mental distress affected the soul of man in the same way that acute physical anguish affected the body; and an intelligent being, suffering from a moral malady, had surely a right to destroy himself, a right he shares with the sheep, that, fallen a victim to the 'staggers,' beats its head against a tree.
Therefore, I said, the judge should not be young; he should have learned to know evil, not from his own soul, but from late and long observation of the nature of evil in others: knowledge should be his guide, not personal experience.
That soul which within us is a sentiment, outside of us is a law.
Upon my soul I will drink a bottle with you presently; but first I will give you a great knock over the pate.
On the open height wouldst thou be; for the stars thirsteth thy soul.
My seat was on thorns, and my soul was on fire to speak but I held my tongue, and let Papa go on.