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radiance

ray dee uhns

  • n  the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  • n  the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  • n  an attractive combination of good health and happiness
    the radiance of her countenance

  • Like Jean Genet, Burroughs trafficks in the utmost degradations, but he doesn't go to them looking for unsuspected sources of radiance.
  • But what Garbo and Bettie Page both had was It a radiance, a mystery of personality, that transcends technique and passeth understanding.
  • Then there's Meg Ryan, with a radiance that neither forbids nor threatens.
News & Articles

  • SkinStore.com Announces the Addition of Dr. Hauschka
    Dr. Hauschka products are formulated with the highest quality botanical and mineral ingredients to keep skin in a state of balance and radiance (PRWeb July 03, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10892271.htm
    July 3, 2013 - PRWeb
  • NAACP and Anti-Abortion Activist in Court Over Trademark
    The 104-year-old civil-rights group alleges trademark infringement by Ryan Bomberger, leader of the Virginia Beach-based Radiance Foundation, who has repeatedly referred to the “National Association for the Abortion of Colored People” while using the NAACP acronym and seal in articles on a foundation Web site.
    July 2, 2013 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Quotes

  • Pope Benedict XVI in GetReligion (blog)
    I don't want to quote the whole thing but Benedict basically talks about what the intention of this year of celebration was and then says "It was to be expected that this new radiance of the priesthood would not be pleasing to the enemy"; he...
  • Bruno Tonioli in Belfast Telegraph
    Bruno Tonioli said of her performance: "You moved around the dancefloor with the radiance and the light of a shooting star."
  • J Robert Oppenheimer in Economic Times
    ...witnessing the world's first man-made nuclear explosion at a site he called Trinity, from one of John Donne's Holy Sonnets , he recalled a verse from the Gita, "If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky......"

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