good spirit


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Noun1.good spirit - a benevolent spirit
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
guardian angel, guardian spirit - an angel believed to have special affection for a particular individual
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This good spirit was from God, and to him I offer thanksgiving and praise.
For in the evening we want both to be in good spirits;
Frederica runs much in my thoughts, and when Reginald has recovered his usual good spirits (as I trust he soon will) we will try to rob him of his heart once more, and I am full of hopes of seeing their hands joined at no great distance.
I am, however, in good spirits: my men are bold and apparently firm of purpose, nor do the floating sheets of ice that continually pass us, indicating the dangers of the region towards which we are advancing, appear to dismay them.
Vanstone had unquestionably left the house in good spirits. At her age, and in her state of health, were good spirits compatible with such an errand to a physician as the errand on which she was bent?
It is no less worthy, to observe, how little alteration in good spirits, the approaches of death make; for they appear to be the same men, till the last instant.
This morning I too rose in good spirits. Thedora had long been at work; and it was time that I too should bestir myself.
Today he is cheerful and in good spirits, but that is the effect of your visit- he is not often like that.
Franklin came into my room, in high good spirits, and said, "Betteredge!
You look quite out of spirits!' 'Ah, me!' said the cat, 'how can one be in good spirits when one's life is in danger?
Continual engagements at home and abroad, however, supplied all the deficiencies of nature and education; supported the good spirits of Sir John, and gave exercise to the good breeding of his wife.
Elton, in very good spirits, was one of the first to walk in.