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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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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!
However, Tess found at least approximate expression for her feelings in the old BENEDICITE that she had lisped from infancy; and it was enough.
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.
For example, it appeared most often to the text of Psalm 113 in the pre-Reformation period and in later settings for the Roman Catholic Church, but was most closely associated with the Magnifica, in the German Lutheran tradition and with the Benedicite and other canticles in England.
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.
11) In Seek and Find: A Double Series of Short Studies of the Benedicite (London, 1879), Rossetti elaborates on what it means to seek desire's fulfillment rightly: "It is good for us to enjoy all good things which fall to our temporal lot, so long as such enjoyment kindles and feeds the desire of better things reserved for our eternal inheritance.
World without end Amen'' When I feel really generous,I say the Benedicite quietly to myself,``All ye works of the Lord bless ye the Lord; praise Him and magnify Him for ever''.