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This is a most awful act of worship: I trust the intimation to it was attended with proper weightiness of spirit.
MEMOIR AND DIARY OF JOHN YEARDLEY, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELJOHN YEARDLEY
Much more weightiness of spirit appeared to exist in the strangers who attended, and consequently more stillness.
MEMOIR AND DIARY OF JOHN YEARDLEY, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELJOHN YEARDLEY
He had neither the unswerving sense of style, nor the weightiness of touch, that mark the perfect craftsman.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
I demanded, much more impressed by her calling the meal "luncheon" than by the weightiness of her Biblical allusion.
AT THE AGE OF EVEKATE TRIMBLE SHARBER
The relative weightiness of a stone is called its specific gravity, and is often abbreviated as S.G.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
I opened my box: then indeed I perceived the secret of its weightiness.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. XII, NO. 29. AUGUST, 1873.VARIOUS
The solemnity and weightiness of covenant-taking consisteth in three things.
THE COVENANTS AND THE COVENANTERSVARIOUS
Mrs. Wiley shook her head with the air of understanding the weightiness of her friend's excuse.
IN A MYSTERIOUS WAYANNE WARNER
Meanwhile he laid about him with his common sense, just as Voltaire did, though Diderot has more weightiness of manner.
DIDEROT AND THE ENCYCLOPAEDISTS (VOL 1 OF 2)JOHN MORLEY
Mr. Doolittle interrupted him with unusual weightiness of manner.
THE STURDY OAKSAMUEL MERWIN, ET AL.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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