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heaven

noun abode of God, abode of God and annels, abode of spirits, abode of the saints, aerosphere, bliss, canopy of heaven, celestial city, celestial sphere, city of God, divine abode, ecstasy, eternal home, Garden of Eden, glory, God's kingdom, great beyond, heavenly city, heavenly home, heavenly kingdom, holy city, home of the Gods, kingdom of God, kinggom of heaven, life everlasting, next world, paradise, supreme happiness, the abode of saints, the hereafter, throne of God, utopia, world to come
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Blarney Boy Jim is the only one having a good war, hawking pounds 10 umbrellas with ease on a sunny day and ending the episode on the winning team, rolling his eyes heavenwards while Susan continued her spat with Natasha.
An aged Abraham sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac, and the servant, not knowing how to go about that most delicate of assignments, pleads heavenwards.
Cheeks blown out and eyebrows raised heavenwards, it was the look of a man relieved and delighted to have got one on the board.
I divide all manifestations of art into two categories: that which embodies the Christian story which directs my thoughts Heavenwards, to the Mystery of the Holy Trinity and that which lacks that dimension and which is therefore liable to keep my thoughts earthbound.
Eulalia is depicted flat on her back, ashen amid the miraculous snow-fan that has extinguished the flames of her martyrdom, and the dove that flew out of her mouth in the moment of her death ascends heavenwards against a steel-grey sky.
Which is why not just the farming folk, but everyone is constantly looking heavenwards, praying for skies to open up for a good, all-cleansing and all-replenishing Monsoon.
If current economic trends continue, with an authoritarian state pursuing an open market, and the gap between rich and poor widening fast, people will continue looking heavenwards for the help they feel they've been otherwise denied.
Then pointing heavenwards, they innocently queried: "Surely you cannot mean that one"--at which point he momentarily joined them in hysterical mirth, then sternly told them that if they didn't get it down within the hour, their corpses would be strewn throughout Homeville.
Sun paths too can also be closely observed, and in true Crocodile Dundee style, a simple glance heavenwards is all it takes for Taylor to tell you what time it is.
Talk of the "new" trend towards global brands and Tim Barlow, md of leading speciality food broker G Costa & Co Ltd raises his eyes heavenwards.
Ultimately," Hunter writes, "I have come to think of Malcolm (in one of his own metaphors) as the gargoyle perched on the cathedral steeple, a grinning, gnome-like figure peering down at the antics of a world gone mad, and at the same time drawing attention heavenwards.