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1) ablution. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of a religious rite. 2. The liquid so used. Middle English ablucioun, from Latin abltio, abltion-, from...

2) Ganges (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or Ganga. 1 "Those who, through the curse, have fallen from heaven, having performed ablution in this stream, become free from sin; cleansed from sin by this water,...

3) abluted. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Thoroughly washed clean. From ablution, on the model of such pairs as dilution, diluted....

4) 32152. Keats, John. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:32152 QUOTATION:The moving waters at their priestlike taskOf pure ablution round earth's human shores, ATTRIBUTION:John Keats (1795-1821), British poet. Bright...

5) 8159. Owen Seaman. 1861- ? Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...Owen Seaman (1861– ?) QUOTATION: Whene er I walk the public ways, How many poor that lack ablution Do probe my heart with pensive gaze, And beg a trivial contribution!...

6) 652. Cleanness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...[rare], detersion; aspersion, asperges [R. C. Ch.]; epuration [rare], mundation [obs.], ablution, lavation, colature [obs.]; disinfection &c. v.; drainage, sewerage....

7) 21466. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...on my own terms; could I live in a great city and know where I could go whenever I wished the ablution and inundation of musical waves,-that were a bath and a medicine....

8) 77. Epitaph on John Dove, Innkeeper. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
...warl Maun follow the carl, 5 For here Johnie Pigeon had nane! Strong ale was ablution, Small beer persecution, A dram was memento mori; But a full-flowing bowl 10...

9) 637. Last Sonnet. John Keats. The Oxford Book of English Verse
...patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priest-like task 5 Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow...

10) 198. Bright Star! would I were steadfast as thou art. J. Keats. The Golden Treasury
...patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task 5 Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow...

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