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Heavenly, adj. 1) celestial: “calls it h. moisture, air of grace,” Ven. 64. “between this h. and earthly sun,” Ven. 64 “climbed the steep-up h. hill,” Sonn. 7, 5. 17, 8. 33, 4. Pilgr. 35; cf. LLL IV, 3, 66. Tp. IV, 86. V, 105. Gent. III, 1, 154. LLL V, 2, 166. Merch. III, 5, 84. As III, 2, 158. All's II, 3, 27. R2 III, 2, 60. H4B II, 3, 17 (Ff h. glory, Q the god of heaven). H6B III, 2, 37. H6C III, 3, 182. H8 II, 3, 57. Tim. IV, 3, 137. Mcb. IV, 3, 157. Hml. III, 1, 147. III, 4, 104. Lr. I, 2, 132. Oth. IV, 3, 65. V, 2, 21 (this sorrow's h., i. e. like that of God). V, 2, 218. Cymb. II, 2, 50. III, 5, 167. Absurdly used by Mrs Quickly: H4B II, 1, 152.
2) sanctified, holy: “a breaking cause of h. oaths,” LLL V, 2, 356. “you are full of h. stuff,” H8 III, 2, 137. “holy and h. thoughts still counsel her,” V, 5, 30. “nothing but h. business,” Troil. IV, 1, 4. “suggest with h. shows,” Oth. II, 3, 358.
3) supremely excellent: Ven. 431. Ven. 431 Lucr. 288. Pilgr. 29; cf. LLL IV, 3, 60. Pilgr. 107. Tp. V, 52. Gent. I, 3, 50. II, 4, 145. IV, 4, 92. Wiv. III, 3, 45. Meas. IV, 3, 114. LLL IV, 3, 221. V, 2, 777. V, 2, 777 Merch. II, 7, 48. As I, 2, 301. Shr. Ind. 1, 51. III, 1, 5. IV, 5, 32. H6B III, 2, 361. R3 I, 2, 183. Tit. II, 4, 48. Rom. III, 2, 33. Lr. IV, 3, 32. Oth. V, 2, 278. Ant. I, 5, 59. Per. III, 2, 99. V, 1, 234.
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