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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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Thank heavens University of Wisconsin historian Stanley Kutler has gathered in 620 pages most of what you need to know about Watergate and Richard Nixon just at the moment when Nixon, who has spent a lifetime concocting alibis, is at it again.
All I can say is thank heavens for Captain Bill Atwood and the 'Lobster Cavalry' in Sprucehead, Maine.
Thank heavens that 98% of households are drinking milk.
Thank heavens the police caught him so soon after his savagery in 1983.
WITH nowt in the way of must-sees hitting the big screen this week, thank heavens for a couple of oldies but goldies returning to selected cinemas for a limited run.
Thank heavens for Andrew Bird, the Chicagoan violin virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist whose new album sees him taking putting your lips together and blowing to new heights.
Thank heavens the Tories appear to have woken from their slumbers.
So thank heavens for Owen, who,at 23,has now scored 24 goals for his country, the same tally as Geoff Hurst managed in his entire career.
You're goddamn light there were--and thank heavens for that.
Thank heavens then for the election for director of communications that has the potential to generate a bit of excitement in the conference hall.
Thank heavens for the films, the photographs, the writing.
Thank heavens we overcame the MMR scare because Public Health England says the success of the vaccination means rubella infections are now incredibly rare - and therefore pregnant women will no longer have rubella screening in England.