absolution of

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  • Yet not to leave a human chance untried, He sought the absolution of the Pope. Cited from The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume I
  • Her words were at least equivalent to an absolution of his effrontery! Cited from Grim Smile of the Five Towns,by Arnold Bennett
  • It is said that the Bishop of York granted absolution of sins to local residents in return for building the bridge.
  • To reserve a case is then to refuse jurisdiction for the absolution of a certain sin.
  • What need, then, of the priest; the confessional; the absolution of man? Cited from The Secret Chamber at Chad, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • The promises of absolution of past and future sins were in proportion to the money given. Cited from A March on London, by G. A. Henty
  • However, the absolution of the dead continues to remain part of the funeral service of the Tridentine Mass.
  • Still I yielded not, and then he told me flat, that without I did this thing he would not grant me absolution of my sins. Cited from All's Well, by Emily Sarah Holt
  • The absolution of the dead is only performed in context of the Tridentine Mass.
  • In the middle stands also a cross, with an inscription, granting an absolution of forty days to all who kiss it. Cited from Views a-foot, by J. Bayard Taylor
  • "You're not afraid of it now!" he wondered, putting out his free hand as if he offered it also for the absolution of her touch. Cited from Trail's End, by George W. Ogden
  • The principal act of his papacy was the absolution of Louis VII of France.
  • Burchard did secure his own absolution of the excommunication placed by Geoffrey in January.
  • Thus, no actual absolution of actual sin could possibly be granted, as the declaration itself sufficed, according to the Lutheran view.
  • The absolution of the wicked priest is as effectual as if he were himself a saint -- otherwise, God help the poor penitent! Cited from The Talisman, by Walter Scott
  • Parsons, however was not against positivism as such but against the absolution of positivism.
  • I might as fairly hope for absolution of them from Ottilia as from offended laws of my natural being, gentle though she was, and charitable. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v7
  • From both these letters it is plain that the Whig leaders had much difficulty in obtaining the absolution of Godolphin. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • The committee reported six resolutions that pointed to the absolution of allegiance to the British Crown unless the grievances were removed.
  • It became obvious to the other prisoners that the men had been executed, and in preparation many of them approached imprisoned clergy for absolution of their sins.
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