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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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
Old Celestine, who works occasionally for me, says she will come stay with me and do my work.
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.
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.
The list, which also includes state Congress President Celestine Lyngdoh and Congress Lok Sabha member Vincent H.
The school soon noticed her passion and when a vacancy came up, Celestine was rewarded for her performance.
Hospitality House arranged a lease for Dumbo's latest waterfront restaurant, Celestine.
Friday, Amolong and his wife Celestine were sleeping in their bedroom on the second floor of their house when a gunshot woke her up.