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Saint

(sānt),
Charles F.M., 20th-century South African surgeon. See: Saint triad.
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Uncle, poor saintly man, was too holy to take notice of anything.
The saintly soul of Elizabeth shone like a shrine-dedicated lamp in our peaceful home.
And saintly men, who walk with God on earth, would fain be away, to walk with him on the golden pavements of the New Jerusalem.
Baker was "imprisoned"--in a parlor; and he could not have been more visited, or more overwhelmed with attentions, if he had committed six murders and then-- while the gallows was preparing--"got religion"--after the manner of the holy Charles Peace, of saintly memory.
They painted Virgins enough, and popes enough and saintly scarecrows enough, to people Paradise, almost, and these things are all they did paint.
It is depressing to see so really noble a character as Catherine soured, as we feel, and lowered, as time goes on, from the happy resignation of the first volume (in which solemn, beautiful, and entire, and so very real, she is like a poem of Wordsworth) down to the mere passivity of the third volume, and the closing scene of Robert Elsmere's days, very exquisitely as this episode of unbelieving yet saintly biography has been conceived and executed.
I mention still Him whom thy wrongs, with saintly patience borne, Made famous in a land and times obscure; Who names not now with honour patient Job?
When asked about the Virgin Mary and how she managed to "be so saintly," Rodriguez said that she wasn't really saintly at all.
The collection is housed in the recently redeveloped undercroft area of the Hill Stand, named Saintly Place in honour of Cummings 1996 Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate winning horse Saintly.
She makes Billy Bob Thornton's Bad Santa seem almost saintly.
Citing Vincent's courage, compassion, and saintly capacity for sacrifice, Oliver canonizes his neighbor "St.
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