I conjure thee, by what thou owest to thy most loyal goodness, that thou wilt become my kind intercessor
with thy master, that he speedily give aid to this most humble and most unfortunate countess."
He ask'd, but all the Heav'nly Quire stood mute, And silence was in Heav'n: on mans behalf Patron or Intercessor
none appeerd, Much less that durst upon his own head draw The deadly forfeiture, and ransom set.
At last, with much difficulty, he gave his consent; and as he was not therefore admitted to transportation in court, and on his petition, as I was, so he found himself under a difficulty to avoid embarking himself as I had said he might have done; his great friend, who was his intercessor
for the favour of that grant, having given security for him that he should transport himself, and not return within the term.
(8) Her spatial and tonal isolation from the surrounding figures, and their apparent obliviousness to her stunning presence, suggest that we should read the significance of this figure as different from the others, as Vasari implied, and as the Flemish painter Rubens later suggested in his interpretation of the figure as an intercessor
in his own Transfiguration, executed in 1604-05 (Nancy, Musee des Beaux-Arts).
Given the superlative terms in which he has described the Venerable John Henry Newman, it is perhaps not surprising that the Pope concludes by praying that this sure and eloquent guide in our perplexity "will also become for us in all our needs a powerful intercessor
before the throne of grace." In other words, the Holy Father goes so far as to hope- and perhaps indicate-that the Church may soon officially proclaim the Cardinal's holiness, in other words beatify him.
McMorrow admits that when faced with a particularly difficult decision, she often turns to God, sometimes praying to her deceased husband as an intercessor
. "Many, if not most of our decisions are extremely difficult, so I often pray over these things," she says.
Very simply, the crusaders expected that in return for their prayers, and the foundation of a bishopric, Saint George would act as an intercessor
on their behalf.
The portrait diptychs commissioned by men move away from the Virgin's incarnational role and emphasize instead her power as intercessor
. Of the forty-six known portrait diptychs (a complete handlist is included in an appendix), many (twenty-one) were commissioned by laymen, and thirty-six depict the man alone on the donor's wing.
I once heard an intercessor
pray for "those for whom nobody else is praying." What did that mean?
There is no witness of our belief that it is through faith in Jesus who is our intercessor
that our prayers are presented to God.
Colman as the intercessor
: If he survived the war, came home to marry and had a son, that son's name would be Colman.
He describes her roles as queen of France and England, queen mother, and intercessor
, and whether she was exceptional during the time, then looks at myths about her exceptionality and how the Black Legend and Golden Myth developed from the medieval and post-medieval periods, including the claim that she committed adultery with her uncle and her reputation as a warrior queen for her role in the rebellion of her sons against Henry II, as well as stories of her dressing as an Amazon during the Second Crusade.