de profundis


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de profundis

(deɪ prɒˈfʊndɪs)
adv
(Bible) out of the depths of misery or dejection
[from the first words of Psalm 130]

de pro•fun•dis

(deɪ proʊˈfʊn dɪs)
Latin.
out of the depths (of sorrow, despair, etc.).
References in classic literature ?
So saying, he struck up a thundering De profundis clamavi, under cover of which he removed the apparatus of their banquet: while the knight, laughing heartily, and arming himself all the while, assisted his host with his voice from time to time as his mirth permitted.
The priest whose duty it was to read the opening formula opened his book by chance at the De Profundis.
Al dia siguiente su cadaver fue trasladado a la sala De profundis del convento de San Francisco (un recinto contiguo al refectorio donde los monjes solian entonar el salmo 130, De profundis clamavi a te, Domine, en memoria de los difuntos) y a las 9:30 a.
Incidentally, De Profundis is his second composition written on the basis of a letter from jail.
Between June 1944 and April 1945 he wrote his book De profundis.
Wilde's experience compelled him to write, from his solitary cell, De Profundis, one of the longest and most extraordinary letters in the English language, addressed to his lover and nemesis Lord Alfred Douglas.
Here, though our contributors have certainly "done their homework" in the scholarship on O'Connor's short stories, Jane Eyre, Hard Times, and Wilde's De Profundis, their assays are perhaps of the contemplative plane more so than the analytical, venturing insights into the heart and spirit of these works, and into their meaning for us today.
The musical specimens in this edition include two concerted Latin psalm settings, De profundis and Lauda Jerusalem for strings and four-or five-voice vocal ensemble by Knupfer; four pieces by Schelle representing a wide range of his output from the large-scale pieces with independent instrumental parts of Salve solis orientis, Durch Adams Fall, and dre Magnificat, to the solo motet, Ah
His topics are Dickens and forgiveness in 1846: liberality and liability, forgiving in community: Trollope's The Vicar of Bullhampton and Eliot's Adam Bede, and forgiving in the 90s: Hardy's Jude the Obscure and Wilde's De Profundis.
Ciurlionis' Jura and Miske, the overture Kestutis, the work for grand piano and orchestra Triptych, the cantata De Profundis for the choir and symphonic orchestra, a Polonaise for the wind orchestra, and similar large-scale works.
The second line of CXIX also has a source in Scripture, the first two versicles of Psalm 130, De profundis clamavit: "Out of the depths I cry to you, 0 Lord.