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extremely pleasing to the taste

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worthy of the gods

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From there she joined the Ambrosian Singers, performing with them on the soundtrack of El Cid, starring Charlton Heston, in 1961.
Do try to see at least two of the top four -- The Ambrosian Art Gallery, The Sforza Castle's Art Gallery, Brera Art Gallery and the Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum.
The chants of the Ambrosian offertory: the antiphons "after the Gospel" and the offerendae.
Sometimes known as the Ambrosian Hymn, the Te Deum is an early Christian Latin text praising God.
(41) But his uses of "Ambrosian" (which antedate the earliest OED citations) do not endure, despite his efforts to support the innovation contextually: "Nectar to life, thou sweet Ambrosian feast" and "an Ambrosian bowle, " / The Nectar deaw." (42) This is more typically the fate of Marston's monstrous births, which are impressive but ungainly, and hence short-lived.
In his Glasgow days Moses was intellectually precocious, and Tait recalled 'Noctes Ambrosianianae' (Ambrosian Nights) shared between himself, Moses, and a third friend, also an emigrant to Victoria, who had traveled from the colony's north to attend the funeral.
John Chrysostom and end with a discussion of their attitude toward music, discovered most of the time only in their literary writings, with the exception of the Ambrosian Chants.
What is unusual in this canton, however, is that a number of carnivals are Ambrosian Rite events--meaning parishes follow a certain liturgical tradition--so the carnivals wind up on the Saturday after so-called Fat Tuesday.
Without minimizing the wealth of the other western traditions (Roman, Ambrosian, GaHican and Mozarabic) or those of the other eastern churches (Syrian, Alexandrian, Chaldean and Byzantine), I should like to list for you quickly this afternoon these treasures of the Armenian liturgy.
Nevertheless, portions of the manuscript have found their way into other collections, e.g., the Biblioteca Comunale Ariosteo in Ferrara, which has fascicles clearly belonging to the Ambrosian manuscript.
It enjoyed its own liturgical rite, the Ambrosian. It was in many ways a meeting point between Mediterranean and Northern European cultural trends and features.
Walsh (1999, xli) comments that Boethius avoids the Ambrosian hymnic form, as being specifically "Catholic and anti-Arian." See my discussion elsewhere (1999a, 244-51) relating Boethius's elegiacs to Ovid's.
He has been actively involved in writing and poetry workshops for twenty years, and his writing has appeared in North American Review, Arizona Quarterly, the Ambrosian, North American Mentor and Mentor Anthologies, Trace, The Goliards, Fine Arts Discovery, WeightWatchers magazine, Journal of the Upper Mississippi, and Mississippi Valley Writing, among others.
The Belford Singers will perform music from the 16th Century to the present day, while Exeter Camerata's music is sourced from a Fourth Century Ambrosian Chant.
but an indefinable sweetness growing up to it--the tender blossoming of fat--fat cropped in the bud--taken in the shoot--in the first innocence--the cream and quintessence of the child-pig's yet pure food--the lean, no lean, but a kind of animal manna--or, rather, fat and lean (if it must be so) so blended and running into each other, that both together make but one ambrosian result or common substance.