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Saint

(sānt),
Charles F.M., 20th-century South African surgeon. See: Saint triad.
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HIT cartoon show The Simpsons is set to get a saintly new character the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The overall impression is less of a distinctive type than of great variety among the aspirants to saintly reputation.
Ethical seriousness, once reserved for events in the lives of the saintly and highborn, came to rest in the heart of uprightly modest families like those in Greuze's Marriage Contract and Filial Piety--before-and-after scenes that managed to hold the attention of their enthusiastic admirers over the two-year interval spearating the great Salon exhibitions in the Louvre.
Images of the Virgin Mary are frequently blonde, signifying her saintly purity,but so too are the bad girls of the Middle Ages,Eve and Mary Magdalene.
NO doubt there are people who would love to uncover a sordid side to the saintly Sir Cliff, but the truth is the man lives it like he talks it.
Paul Burrell maintains his saintly role as Princess Di's man-shaped hankie, after the collapse of the court case against him.
An alcoholic at age 16, he went on to lead a saintly life.
Johnny Appleseed (whose real name, back in 1806, was John Chapman) is usually remembered as a saintly, peaceful figure spreading wholesome food across the American frontier.
We encounter, among others, the Archdukes Albert and Isabella, protectors of the interests of church and state; Hendrik Heynot, the irascible pastor of Opwijk, exacting more than his share of the tithe in the opinion of the village magistrates; Jan Berchmans, the saintly and intelligent boy from Diest, moving from one school to another within a complex web of diocesan politics; Madam Joanna Boisot, an aristocratic Benedictine nun of Grand Bigard west of Brussels, repeatedly defying the strictures of cloister; Sister Cornelia vande Vinne of the Augustinian Black Sisters, under suspicion of robbing one of her home-care patients in Leuven.
There are rumours these saintly stars may split but our heroine has never, ever been happier - she is expecting a wild man of rock's child.
He's a failing London florist who decides to transplant his family to the good life in the countryside and she's the saintly wife who goes along with her husband's dream.
The second excerpt from Evans's Saintly Passion to Bach's "Saint Matthew Passion," presented Evans in the role of cerebral creator, seated at stage right as Denise Herrera filled out his dream creations in space with her airy, curving arabesques of arms and torso.