(93) Was Clerk worried about polluting his church, only to have it shut down until a bishop could reconsecrate
it, potentially endangering the souls of his parishioners?
seeking to reconsecrate
the soft--in opposition to what they considered
On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate
ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that their efforts shall not have been in vain."
As Gross brilliantly shows, these acts of sacrilege then tend to reconsecrate
the disavowed object as an inverted picture of the attacker's own (otherwise invisible) "transcendent" godhead.
The story aids Hawthorne in working through his desire to "reconsecrate
" the couple's marriage, promoting fertility and regaining what he sees as lost favor from God after Sophia's miscarriage.
It is thought about pounds 143,000 would be enough to tidy up the grounds, repair the walls, entrance archway, path, gates and railings, repair graves, reconsecrate
the cemetery and maintain it long term.
The Bonus Army, for instance, explicitly distanced its membership from that of Hobohemia, instead offering itself "as a spectacle of nationhood" that combined "the masculine romance of the road with the soldierly ideals of war" in an effort to "reconsecrate
the obligations and privileges of citizenship." (197) As well, we are treated to an interesting comparison of the IWW and the International Brotherhood Welfare Association [IBWA], the latter stressing education and uplift as opposed to the Wobbly preference for direct action.