celestine


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cel·es·tine

 (sĕl′ĭ-stĭn′, -stīn′, sə-lĕs′tĭn, -tīn)
n.

[German Zölestin, from Latin caelestis, celestial; see celestial.]
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Old Celestine, who works occasionally for me, says she will come stay with me and do my work.
There the French widower had shaded the grave: of his Elmire or Celestine with a brilliant thicket of roses, amidst which a little tablet rising, bore an equally bright testimony to her countless virtues.
of Cicero to the mortuology of the Celestine Fathers, and a barbarian neither in scholastics, nor in politics, nor in rhythmics, that sophism of sophisms.
Xavier Rabourdin fell desperately in love with Mademoiselle Celestine Leprince, then seventeen years of age, who had all the matrimonial claims of a dowry of two hundred thousand francs.
By the end of this time Celestine, alarmed at the non-advancement of her husband, insisted on investing the remaining hundred thousand francs of her dowry in landed property, which returned only a slender income; but her future inheritance from her father would amply repay all present privations with perfect comfort and ease of life.
Celestine sincerely believed herself a superior woman.
Celestine, much grieved, thought her husband narrow- minded, timid, unsympathetic; and she acquired, insensibly, a wholly false opinion of the companion of her life.
If Rabourdin succeeded him, his talents (for Celestine did vouchsafe him an administrative gift) would be so thoroughly appreciated that the office of Master of petitions, formerly promised, would now be given to him; she fancied she saw him the king's commissioner, presenting bills to the Chambers and defending them; then indeed she could help him; she would even be, if needful, his secretary; she would sit up all night to do the work
Celestine B ab aya ro (groin) and Stephen Carr (toe) are unlikely to play.
NEWCASTLE full-back OLIVIER BERNARD has set his sights on Celestine Babayaro's place after winning a return to St James' Park.
CHELSEA boss Jose Mourinho is not looking to replace Newcastle-bound Celestine Babayaro.
Lineman Jonathan Celestine and defensive backs Michael Carr and Dez Revish were honorable mention.