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“Idleness does not pay in this country, Lorimer,” he said, with a beatific air.

Joe sampled it with a beatific expression, and turned to Nils.

Meanwhile he stood in the doorway with a beatific smile; this did him good.

I was met with a beatific smile from Mrs. Jim, who was peeling potatoes at the sink.

And thus he missed the whole meaning of the beatific vision.

Grant unto us, today, we beseech Thee, this beatific vision.

On his face was a beatific peace, a content unutterable—and he was dead.

They lose the Beatific Vision, and that is their chief punishment.

He walked to and fro like a man exalted by a beatific vision.

Led by a beatific spell, I set out for the Nawabganj ghat on the Ganges.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from French béatifique or directly from Late Latin beatificus, from Latin beatus "blessed" (see beatify). Related: Beatifical (c. 1600); beatifically.

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