The Christian is composed by the belief of a wise, all-ruling Father, whose presence fills the void unknown with light and order; but to the man who has dethroned
God, the spirit-land is, indeed, in the words of the Hebrew poet, "a land of darkness and the shadow of death," without any order, where the light is as darkness.
My heart sank when I perceived that the commander was the vizir who had dethroned
my father, and was come to seize the kingdom of my uncle.
Enough then, that I not only recognised my natural body from the mere aura and effulgence of certain of the powers that made up my spirit, but managed to compound a drug by which these powers should be dethroned
from their supremacy, and a second form and countenance substituted, none the less natural to me because they were the expression, and bore the stamp of lower elements in my soul.
Do you think, madame, that France, agitated and disturbed as it is, would be a safe retreat for a dethroned
When Jason, the son of the dethroned
King of Iolchos, was a little boy, he was sent away from his parents, and placed under the queerest schoolmaster that ever you heard of.
The Bourbons were again dethroned
, as it was termed, and another Bourbon seated in their place.
No, sire; but I have heard -- and that more than once -- that a dethroned
king has recovered his kingdom with a firm will, perseverance, some friends, and a million skillfully employed.
Some kings also have been [1312a] dethroned
and killed in consequence of the contempt they were held in by the people; as some one conspired against Sardanapalus, having seen him spinning with his wife, if what is related of him is true, or if not of him, it may very probably be true of some one else.
Wicked jeddaks have been dethroned
, but seldom are they replaced by other than members of the imperial house, even though the law gives to the jeds the right to select whom they please.
Was I bewitched, that my mind refused to function sanely, and that judgment and reason were dethroned
by some mad sentiment which I steadfastly refused to believe was love?
My dear friend, even allowing it were the plan of a man of genius, a king of France who attempted to carry it out would get himself dethroned
But I have rested too long on a doctrine which can be of no use to a Christian writer; for as he cannot introduce into his works any of that heavenly host which make a part of his creed, so it is horrid puerility to search the heathen theology for any of those deities who have been long since dethroned
from their immortality.