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The Deplorable Word, as used in The Magician's Nephew, by author C. S. Lewis, is a magical curse which ends all life in the fictional world of Charn except that of the one who speaks it.
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This awakens the last of the statues, a witch named Jadis, who, to avoid defeat in battle, had deliberately killed every living thing in Charn by speaking a " Deplorable Word.
The world of Charn was destroyed by Jadis when speaking The Deplorable Word, a form of knowledge ancient Charnian scholars feared for its destructive potential.
In the ruling family of Charn, there was knowledge of an evil spell, the Deplorable Word, which would destroy all life except the one who spoke it.
Facing defeat, Jadis spoke the Deplorable Word which annihilated all living things under the Sun apart from herself.
* C. S. Lewis's The Magician's Nephew features the " Deplorable Word ," apparently a thinly-veiled criticism of nuclear warfare.
Lewis does not explicitly link the Deplorable Word to nuclear weapons, but he certainly makes allusions to the power of humanity to destroy itself.
In speaking the Deplorable Word, Jadis killed every living thing in her world, except herself, to force her sister from the throne.
In the world of " The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant ", the " Ritual of Desecration " plays a similar role to the Deplorable Word, destroying almost all life in The Land when it was used.
While the Deplorable Word was used without remorse by Jadis to obliterate her enemies in an act of pure evil, the Ritual of Desecration enacted out of utter desperation in hopes of ridding The Land of evil once and for all so that future generations could live out their lives in peace ; a purpose which ultimately failed.
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In 1708 a bitter attack on his administration was published in London, entitled The Deplorable State of New England by reason of a Covetous and Treacherous Governor and Pusillanimous Counsellors, as part of a campaign to have him recalled.
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When a relationship is Indifferent and Israel decides to reduce the relationship in the diplomatic phase, or if the relationship is at Lamentable, Deplorable or non-existent, Israel can declare war and invade.
Deplorable working conditions at the time of the Industrial Revolution, however, led to Blackwood becoming a centre of Chartist organisation in the 1830s.
The past rulers of her race, who evidently had not always been evil, knew of the Deplorable Word's existence but not the word itself, and had vowed that none of them, nor their descendants, would seek to discover it.
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* A Genuine Narrative of the Deplorable Deaths of the English Gentlemen and others who were suffocated in the Black Hole ( London, 1758 )
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The Word in Rev 19: 13 is involved in judgment but in John 1: 1 the image is used to speak of a role in creation and redemption.
For instance, JavaBeans library is used for designing enterprise applications, Windows Forms library is used for designing graphical user interface ( GUI ) applications like Microsoft Word, and Windows Communication Foundation is used for designing web services.
Enjambment may be used in light verse, such as to form a word that rhymes with " orange ", as in this example by Willard Espy, in his poem " The Unrhymable Word: Orange ":
Jacob Piatt Dunn published The Word Hoosier in 1907, a serious study into the origin of the term " Hoosier " as a term used to describe the citizens of Indiana.
Recorded without a keyboardist, the album features a 60-piece orchestra conducted by Larry Groupé ; the first time the band used an orchestra since Time and a Word in 1970.
Word play or wordplay is a literary technique and a form of wit in which the words that are used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement.
Several television game shows have used the concept as a basis for their games: please see Call My Bluff, Take My Word For It, Wordplay.
* Word play for literary works in which the nature of the words used themselves become part of the subject of the work.
The contemporary typefaces used by computers, from simple word processing programs like Microsoft Word or Apple Pages to professional designers ' software packages like Adobe InDesign, owe a considerable debt to the past and to a small number of professional typeface designers today ( Zapf 2007 ; Mediavilla 2006 ; Henning 2002 ).
* The fact that love is a word with four letters has been used in several popular songs, including " Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word " written by Bob Dylan and performed by Joan Baez, " Four Letter Word " written by Ricki and Marty Wilde and performed by Kim Wilde, " 4 Letter Word " written by Claude Kelly and Matt Squire and performed by David Cook.
* In a song sung by Cilla Black and covered by The Smiths, " Work Is a Four-letter Word ," this phrase is used to describe work as obscene.
* R & B singer Raheem DeVaughan used the " love " meaning in his song " Four Letter Word " on his 2008 album Love Behind The Melody.
Seeking a more permanent name, Keane decided upon The Bobby Fuller Four ( as he favored Fuller ), which was first used on the band ’ s next single, " Take My Word.
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The Stanford Achievement Test, Form J, was administered by classroom teachers, consisting of a battery of six sub-tests: Paragraph Meaning, Word Meaning, Spelling, Language, Arithmetic Computation, and Arithmetic Reasoning.
The outcome of such an experiment has been in due time the acceptance of the Bible as the Word of God inspired in a sense utterly different from any merely human book, and with it the acceptance of our Lord Jesus Christ as the only begotten Son of God, Son of Man by the Virgin Mary, the Saviour of the world.
* In " Every Kind Word " by Lackthereof, Danny Seim's project parallel to Menomena, Seim sings "... and your hair is long like Absalom.
Adoptionism was declared heresy at the end of the 2nd century and was rejected by the First Council of Nicaea, which defined the orthodox doctrine of the Trinity and identified the man Jesus with the eternally begotten Son or Word of God.
According to Jewish and Christian traditions, authorship is assigned to the Prophet Jeremiah, who was ministering the Word of God during the conquest of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, during which the First Temple was destroyed and King Zedekiah was taken prisoner ( cf.
* The Science of Word Recognition, by Kevin Larson, Advanced Reading Technology, Microsoft Corporation
: the distinction of natures being by no means taken away by the union, but rather the property of each nature being preserved, and concurring in one Person and one Subsistence, not parted or divided into two persons, but one and the same Son, and only begotten God ( μονογενῆ Θεὸν ), the Word, the Lord Jesus Christ ;
For instance, Microsoft Word files are normally created and modified by the Microsoft Word program in response to user commands, but the user can also move, rename, or delete these files directly by using a file manager program such as Windows Explorer ( on Windows computers ) or by command lines ( CLI ).
The core on this 8K Word memory board occupied a centrally located ' board-on-a-board ' 5. 25 " wide by 6. 125 " high and was covered by a protective plate.
" Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the Word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
Ralph G. Beaman in the " Kickshaws " column in Word Ways for February 1976 reports that the Delaware Valley was mystified during the fall of 1975 by the question.
Much of the popularity for Windows 2. 0 came by way of its inclusion as a " run-time version " with Microsoft's new graphical applications, Excel and Word for Windows.
The most important American free love journal was Lucifer the Lightbearer ( 1883 – 1907 ) edited by Moses Harman and Lois Waisbrooker but also there existed Ezra Heywood and Angela Heywood's The Word ( 1872 – 1890, 1892 – 1893 ).
But so much is written for the sake of proving that Jesus the Christ is the Son of God and His Apostle, being of old the Word, and appearing sometimes in the form of fire, and sometimes in the likeness of angels ; but now, by the will of God, having become man for the human race, He endured all the sufferings which the devils instigated the Jews to inflict upon Him ; who, though they have it expressly affirmed in the writings of Moses, “ And the angel of God spake to Moses in a flame of fire in a bush, and said, I am that I am, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob ,” yet maintain that He who said this was the Father and Creator of the universe.