I had an absolute certainty that I should see again what I had already seen, but something within me said that by offering myself bravely as the sole subject of such experience, by accepting, by inviting, by surmounting it all, I should serve as an expiatory
victim and guard the tranquility of my companions.
The steam-yacht, built in the Clyde, and fitted with tiled bath-rooms and other unheard-of luxuries, was said to have cost him half a million; and the pearl necklace which he had presented to his wife on his return was as magnificent as such expiatory
offerings are apt to be.
The Roman made an expiatory
offering, and prayed, Whatever god or goddess thou art to whom this grove is sacred, be propitious to me, my family, and children, etc.
Thus to the expiatory
tomb, Untimely sepulchre, I do devote thee In the name of Lalage!
A house of atonement, or expiatory
chapel, fitted with
The argument can thus be made that the atoning death of Jesus removes the expiatory
rationale for the death penalty.
Author Carl Mark Gussin notes that for the Bene Israel, Tashlich's popularity may be ascribed to its resemblances to Hindu purification rites, such as Avabharta Snana (Sanskrit: expiatory
bath), whereby devotees physically and symbolically wash away their sins at a river, ocean/sea, tank, waterfall, etc.
come a-running bearing aid, all you to whom Prosperity is beloved and Salvation dear, so that this unclean world may be cleansed by a single expiatory
sacrifice, and purity may reign everywhere, and that this offscouring may be consecrated as an offering to Sterculius the god and the goddess Cloacina.
Calvin speaks of the cross "chiefly as Christ's expiatory
sacrifice whereby he removes and destroys the sin that stains humanity" (97).
In wide-ranging commentary that tracks with the teachings of Aquinas, he examines the aqeudah, the near-sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham and then builds toward the concept of the Eucharist as expiatory
sacrifice and the primary element in the communion of charity.
11cd) much as Vyasa has just warned him, but rather than expiatory
measures, he says he wants to free himself by fierce tapas, closing with a curious line, "Grandfather, tell me about some especially good hermitages" (asramams ca visesams tvam mamacaksva pitamaha)" (p.
Frequently traditional, adjunctive interventions employed by clergy (confession, witnessing, meditation, expiatory
acts) provide therapeutic traction when conventional psychotherapy alone has failed.