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- n. Plural form of work.
- n. A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens.
- n. A factory or similar collection of buildings
- n. Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food. (Always preceded by the.)
- n. An act associated with moral or religious standing.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of work.
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- n. buildings for carrying on industrial labor
- n. the internal mechanism of a device
- n. everything available; usually preceded by `the'
- n. performance of moral or religious acts
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It cannot be cited in proof, that the election of God is arbitrary and uninfluenced by his foreknowledge of the faith and obedience of his chosen people, for the works here intended are _not Christian good works_ done in faith.
In one of his sudden lapses into brilliant sanity he emphasizes the fact that Saint Francis of Assisi was faith incorporate and yet the special apostle of good works; and that Martin Luther, the advocate of redemption by faith, consecrated his life and revealed to others the secret of good works "free works done only to please God, not for the sake of piety."
True, then, are these two sayings: Good works do not make a good man, but a good man does good works; Bad works do not make a bad man, but a bad man does bad works.
To such faith the apparent mystery of suffering is seen to be nothing but a Divine need -- the light affliction that works out -- yea, _works out_ and actually effects the exceeding weight of glory.
For it is not "by works of righteousness" that we are to be considered and treated as righteous persons, but through a "faith that _works by love_;" that _faith_ or _belief_ which is not a mere intellectual conviction, but a _controlling purpose_ or spiritual principle which _habitually controls_ the feelings and conduct.
Other works are usually added to the enceinte to strengthen the weak points of the fortification, or to lengthen the siege by forcing the enemy to gain possession of them before he can breach the body of the place: these are termed _outworks_, when enveloped by the covered way, and _advanced works_, when placed exterior to the covered way, but in some way connected with the main work; but if entirely beyond the glacis, and not within supporting distance of the fortress, they are called _detached works_.
Elements of Military Art and Science Or, Course Of Instruction In Strategy, Fortification, Tactics Of Battles, &C.; Embracing The Duties Of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, And Engineers; Adapted To The Use Of Volunteers And Militia; Third Edition; With Critical Notes On The Mexican And Crimean Wars.
_power_, and to such works -- above all, to poems -- as might fairly be considered _works of art_ in the highest sense.
The composer's program notes had mentioned the depiction of human "affects" in works from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras, suggesting this work would also examine various emotional states.
Almost 10 years and a new band later, we were happy to join the roster and it's surprising how many of those values from our first conversation have held true in the way that the label works, and how we've approached it as a band.
On the word works the moon separated entirely from the mountains.