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Word: felicity

Definition: happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous


Sentences Containing 'felicity'

After appearing on the HBO Comedy "Arli$$" (1996), and on the CBS drama "Michael Hayes" (1997), Miller went on to stardom as a cast member of the Warner Brothers hit show "Felicity" (1998), playing smart and stylish Elena Tyler.
Among later complete or substantially complete sets are those conducted by Herbert von Karajan with Elizabeth Harwood as Hanna (1972); Franz Welser-Möst with Felicity Lott (1993); and John Eliot Gardiner with Cheryl Studer (1994).
As an actress she is known for the role of Elena Tyler on the popular television drama "Felicity".
Authors Tony and Felicity Dale, founders of "House2House Ministries", have promoted the term "simple church" in their book "Simply Church".
Both series were written by Peter Baynham (who also appears in one episode), Coogan and Armando Iannucci; supporting Coogan were Felicity Montagu as his faithful, mouse-like personal assistant, Lynn Benfield; Simon Greenall as Geordie Travel Tavern handyman/BP garage attendant Michael; and Phil Cornwell as disc jockey (DJ) Dave Clifton.
But it was decreed by fortune, my perpetual enemy, that so great a felicity should not fall to my share.
But no such happy marriage could now teach the admiring multitude what connubial felicity really was.
By this time, we were quite settled down in Buckingham Street, where Mr. Dick continued his copying in a state of absolute felicity.
Chapter25After a week spent in professions of love and schemes of felicity, Mr. Collins was called from his amiable Charlotte by the arrival of Saturday.
Chapter42Had Elizabeth's opinion been all drawn from her own family, she could not have formed a very pleasing opinion of conjugal felicity or domestic comfort.
Coogan once again reprised his role as Partridge, alongside 'I'm Alan Partridge' regulars Felicity Montagu (as Lynn), Simon Greenall (as Michael) and Phil Cornwell (as DJ Dave Clifton).
D'Orsay followed with several roles in television: Ellen in "Doc", Justine in "Soul Food" and Felicity Fury in 4 episodes of "Ace Lightning".
Felicity Carus of "The Guardian's" environment blog questioned whether ArcelorMittal's record on carbon emissions was good enough to mean Orbit represented a fitting monument for the 2012 Olympics, billed as a 'world's first sustainable Olympics'.
Felicity Waterman is an English actress best known for her role as Vanessa Hunt during the final two seasons of the television drama series "Knots Landing" and as a regular cast member of the series "" 1999-2000 in the role of Lt.
For God hath made all men to enjoy felicity and constancy of good.
For now, since by many prolonged, repeated experiences, I have perceived that in all cases man must eventually lower, or at least shift, his conceit of attainable felicity; not placing it anywhere in the intellect or the fancy; but in the wife, the heart, the bed, the table, the saddle, the fireside, the country; now that I have perceived all this, I am ready to squeeze case eternally.
Having emerged from the poverty and obscurity in which I was born and bred, to a state of affluence and some degree of reputation in the world, and having gone so far through life with a considerable share of felicity, the conducing means I made use of, which with the blessing of God so well succeeded, my posterity may like to know, as they may find some of them suitable to their own situations, and therefore fit to be imitated.
He desired “I would give him as exact an account of the government of England as I possibly could; because, as fond as princes commonly are of their own customs (for so he conjectured of other monarchs, by my former discourses), he should be glad to hear of any thing that might deserve imitation.” Imagine with thyself, courteous reader, how often I then wished for the tongue of Demosthenes or Cicero, that might have enabled me to celebrate the praise of my own dear native country in a style equal to its merits and felicity.
He has a brother named John Galloway, who is currently engaged to Felicity Anderson.
He is the brother of Stephanie (Carla Bonner), Felicity (Holly Valance), Michelle (Kate Keltie) and Oscar (Ingo Dammer-Smith).
He only seemed to contrast his present cheerfulness and felicity with the dire endurance that was over.
He soon became calmer and more happy, for only now did he begin to realize his felicity.
He was then past his prime, being twenty-eight years and three quarters old, of which he had reigned about seven in great felicity, and generally victorious.
If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other or ever so similar beforehand, it does not advance their felicity in the least.
If therefore she actually persists in rejecting my suit, perhaps it were better not to force her into accepting me, because if liable to such defects of temper, she could not contribute much to my felicity.''
Mr. Phillips visited them all, and this opened to his nieces a store of felicity unknown before.
Natalie Felicity Barnes (née Brownlow; previously Horrocks) is a fictional character in the ITV, British, soap opera, "Coronation Street".
Nor, at the time, had it failed to enter his monomaniac mind, that all the anguish of that then present suffering was but the direct issue of a former woe; and he too plainly seemed to see, that as the most poisonous reptile of the marsh perpetuates his kind as inevitably as the sweetest songster of the grove; so, equally with every felicity, all miserable events do naturally beget their like.
Only let me assure you, my dear Miss Elizabeth, that I can from my heart most cordially wish you equal felicity in marriage.
Perpetua and Felicity died on 7 March, but this date was later assigned to St.
Setting therefore before thine eyes this happiness and felicity of thy mind, whereby it is able to pass through all things, and is capable of all motions, whether as the fire, upwards; or as the stone downwards, or as the cylindrus through that which is sloping: content thyself with it, and seek not after any other thing.
She has contributed to "The Political Animal" by Jeremy Paxman, "The Truth About Markets" by John Kay, "Does Education Matter?" by Alison Wolf, and "Not on the Label" by Felicity Lawrence.
She saw her in idea settled in that very house, in all the felicity which a marriage of true affection could bestow; and she felt capable, under such circumstances, of endeavoring even to like Bingley's two sisters.
She was disturbed by no fear for her felicity, nor humbled by any remembrance of her misconduct.
Such felicity seems above all price as a thing impossible and unattainable.
The World of Poo is described as ""A charming tale for people of all ages (but especially for young Sam Vimes) from the pen of Miss Felicity Beedle, Discworld's premier children's author."" Terry Pratchett hinted on March 7, 2012, that a new book other than "The Long Earth" would be coming in June.
These considerations naturally gave Villefort a feeling of such complete felicity that his mind was fairly dazzled in its contemplation.
This estimate does not include two famous translators, Doctor Cristobal de Figueroa, in his Pastor Fido, and Don Juan de Jauregui, in his Aminta, wherein by their felicity they leave it in doubt which is the translation and which the original.
Till the next morning, however, she was not aware of all the felicity of her contrivance.
Zeitgeist, his lower torso blown away, survives just long enough to realize the name of the girl he injured: Felicity.
``Have you anything else to propose for my domestic felicity?''
``Now, Mr. Cruncher,''said Miss Pross, whose eyes were red with felicity;``if you are ready, I am.''

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