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benedicite

(ˌbɛnɪˈdaɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (esp in Christian religious orders) a blessing or grace
interj
obsolete an expression of surprise
[C13: from Latin, from benedīcere, from bene well + dīcere to speak]

Benedicite

(ˌbɛnɪˈdaɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a canticle that originated as part of the Song of the Three Holy Children in the secondary addition to the Book of Daniel, beginning Benedicite omnia opera Domini Domino in Latin, and O all ye Works of the Lord in English
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However, Tess found at least approximate expression for her feelings in the old BENEDICITE that she had lisped from infancy; and it was enough.
Ivanhoe crossed himself, repeating prayers in Saxon, Latin, or Norman-French, as they occurred to his memory, while Richard alternately said, Benedicite, and swore, Mort de ma vie!
Invited by Benassis, who summoned each in turn so as to avoid questions of precedence, the doctor's five guests went into the dining-room; and after the cure, in low and quiet tones, had repeated a Benedicite, they took their places at table.
I implore you; such an action is worth ten Benedicites.
For Matins, Purcell provides settings of the Benedicite and Jubilate as alternatives to the Te Deum and Benedictus; similarly, for Evensong, providing the Cantate Domino and Deus misereatur as alternatives to the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis.
Despues de que se ha hecho una acusacion de forma legitima, el acusado debe completar tres dias de ayuno y oracion, y un sacerdote vestido con ornamentos sagrados, excepto la casulla, con un par de tenazas toma el hierro puesto ante el altar y cantando benedicite omnia opera, lo lleva al fuego.
The second work will be Andrew Carter's Benedicite.
Antiennes chantees avant le << Benedicite >> et repons << que doit dire la fille qui prend l'habit de novice >>.
Possible parallels in the Venite, Benedicite, or Third Collect to details in Herbert's poem are very general and limited, compared to the specific ones I have noted.
It interrupts the bursting-into-fragments of the kaleidoscopic explosion of the Benedicite window above, and the dark and austere West porch below.
30pm and the Leamington Spa Bach Choir will be performing Elgar's Part-Songs and Elliott Carter's Benedicite.
Following a performance of Vaughan Williams's Benedicite, directed by the composer himself, in 1932, the choir went on to become the backbone of the original Gregynog Festivals from 1933-38 and appeared at Royal Command Concerts in London's Albert Hall in 1935 and 1938.