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1) 63740. West, Jessamyn. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...and consciously (if it is a good party) toward a celebration of the fact of being alive. The celebrants at a party share bread and wine and reach toward a communal...

2) § 59. celebrant. 3. Word Choice. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...to mean a participant in a celebration in an earlier survey. Still, while New Year s Eve celebrants might be an acceptable usage, you may want to use the uncontroversial...

3) cult. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the rites. The objects of the cult are often things associated with the daily life of the celebrants. The English scholar Jane Harrison pointed out the importance...

4) celebrant. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...to mean a participant in a celebration in an earlier survey. Still, while New Year's Eve celebrants may be an acceptable usage, celebrator is an uncontroversial alternative...

5) James Buchanan: Inaugural Address. U.S. Inaugural Addresses. 1989
...the ceremony at the Capitol, and an inaugural ball was held that evening for 6,000 celebrants in a specially built hall on Judiciary Square. Fellow-Citizens: I APPEAR...

6) 1. Prelude by Edmund Clarence Stedman. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...rose they, to meridian, And westering down the firmament led on Cluster and train of younger celebrants 15 That beaconed as they might, by adverse skies Shrouded,...

7) peyote. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...tribal ritual. The use of peyote is said to produce a mental state that allows celebrants to feel closer to their ancestors and their Creator. In 1970, the state...

8) Chapter 37. Oriental Religions in the West. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...nativity, as it appears to have been celebrated in Syria and Egypt, was remarkable. The celebrants retired into certain inner shrines, from which at midnight they...

9) Introduction. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...songs and ballads that, as I have said, were known the world over. Why should these veteran celebrants decline upon lesser themes, or not stand aside and let the...

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