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  • n  a state of supreme happiness
  • n  one of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with `beatus' (blessed)

  • Note Hendrixs meditation-hallucination on the beatitudes of the serial-killer thriller Red to Kill.
  • He sat down again in the corner wrapped in beatitude Mary Webb) (a sense of deep beatitude a strange sweet foretaste of Nirvana Max Beerbohm) BLESSEDNESS suggests the .
  • And at the risk of seeming to curry favor with those who favor curry, I thank you for opening my eyes and heart to the baroque beatitudes of Bollywood.

  • Pope Benedict XVI in
    After the Angelus prayer, Benedict XVI added a special request for prayers for Iraq: "Yesterday I had the joy of meeting His Beatitude Emmanuel III Delly, Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, who told me about the tragic reality faced daily by the...
  • TS Eliot in Slate
    TS Eliot noted almost 80 years ago that "we have (whether we know it or not) a prejudice against beatitude as material for poetry."
  • Stoica in International Herald Tribune
    The Romanian Orthodox Church is waiting for all the files of its senior clergy to be declassified, including the file of His Beatitude Teoctist, to establish the truth about possible collaboration with the Securitate,said Constantin Stoica, a...

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