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.).
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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.
While in Reading jail he wrote De Profundis, an eloquent 50,000 word letter, to his lover.
By considering source authentication, compositional elements, texture, and rhetorical shape, Patrick Macey weighs conflicting attributions of the psalm motet De profundis clamavi to Josquin or his younger contemporary Nicolas Champion, "a skilled contrapuntist who created excellent music," deducing that "the weight of the evidence tips the scales in Champion's favor" (p.
And then, in his wonderful acceptance speech at Harvard's Memorial Chapel, Fry quoted and impersonated Wilde a great deal, so much so that I immediately went back and started to reread some Oscar Wilde, including De Profundis.
The six early unpublished songs, premiere recordings, are really Victorian salon pieces and while later works like The Recruit and Cavalier are far better they are not gems of the English song book and Beatty doesn't convince me that the Prelude De Profundis has great depths.
In five chapters, Heady examines the conversion narratives of prominent Victorian authors: Dickens' Dombey and Son (1846), Brontes Villette (1853), Eliot's Daniel Deronda (1876), Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1899), and Wilde's autobiographical works, De Profundis (published posthumously in 1905) and "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" (1898).
SUSPIRIA DE PROFUNDIS (1845) exemplifies the waving, even writhing, path of Thomas De Quincey's autobiographical project.
Day after day, the De Profundis (2) was intoned by a hoarse-voiced woman organist who acted as "choir" for the constant stream of requiem masses "sung" by priests clad in black vestments.
BMV etc 19 Psalm Beati omnes 1 Psalm Confitebor tibi 1 Psalm Credidi propter 1 Psalm De profundis clamavi 1 Psalm In convertendo: captivitatem Sion 1 Psalm In convertendo Dominus 1 Psalm Memento Domini 1 Psalm In exitu Israel 2 Psalm In te, Domine, speravi 1 Psalm Laetatus sum 1 Psalm Lauda Jerusalem 1 Psalm Magnificat 1 Psalm Miserere mei Deus 8 Psalm Nisi Dominus 1 Psalm Venite exultemus 1 Responsory Libera me 2 Sequence Lauda Sion 1 Sequence Veni Sancte Spiritus 2 Vespers De Confessore, Domine, Beata 6 TABLE 3 Other Viennese Sources of Hofmann's Smaller Liturgical Works Source Signature Type Augustinerkirche Sig.
In De Profundis, Wilde points to the example of the prodigal son (Lk.
Father Kennedy looked lost when he beheld the surreal sight of the levitating girl hanging stock-still in the air, and his fingers fumbled through the pages of his Bible to Psalm 130 - De Profundis, which he recited in Latin: 'De profundis clamavi ad te' 'Leave her alone
Another work of Jewish content is De Profundis written in 1950 and is his last completed work.