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There were billions of people; when they were singing or hosannahing, the noise was wonderful; and even when their tongues were still the drumming of the wings was nearly enough to burst your head, for all the sky was as thick as if it was snowing angels.
I have shot along, a whole week on a stretch, and gone millions and millions of miles, through perfect swarms of angels, without ever seeing a single white one, or hearing a word I could understand.
The hasty multitude Admiring enter'd, and the work some praise And some the Architect: his hand was known In Heav'n by many a Towred structure high, Where Scepter'd Angels held thir residence, And sat as Princes, whom the supreme King Exalted to such power, and gave to rule, Each in his Herarchie, the Orders bright.
Persons who are visited by the Angel quiver with a thrill unknown to the rest of mankind.
Little Christine asked her father if he had heard the Angel of Music.
As for the Angel, he evinced his sense of my assault by giving me two or three hard consecutive raps upon the forehead as before.
said the Angel of the Odd, apparently much softened at my distress; "mein Gott, te man is eder ferry dronk or ferry zorry.
Hosmer Angel, and keeps off other lovers by making love himself.
Angel began to call, for it was obvious that the matter should be pushed as far as it would go if a real effect were to be produced.
She lived three days more, and then died happily, and when she was buried, the two white doves which had brought her food to the tower, and were angels of heaven, followed her body and seated themselves on her grave.
He went home pale and dejected, and called Angel into his study.
And if Angel were not going to enter the Church, what was the use of sending him to Cambridge?
Then, methought, the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by Angels whose faint foot-falls tinkled on the tufted floor.
Wretch," I cried, "thy God hath lent thee--by these angels he hath sent thee Respite--respite and nepenthe from thy memories of Lenore
After telling of this war, Caedmon goes on to relate how the wicked angels "into darkness urged them their darksome way.