Last Judgment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Last Judgment (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
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Quotations

  • Albert Camus
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    “There's no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day.”
  • Joseph Cannon
    Joseph Cannon
    “In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail.”

Usage

In literature:

These wicked spirits, then, will execute the commands which this severe judge will pronounce against men at the last judgment.
"Letters to Eugenia" by Baron d'Holbach
The last of these alternatives, in my judgment, contains the truth.
"Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford" by Benjamin C. Howard
The scene of judgment in the last act is one of the finest in the play.
"Contemporary Russian Novelists" by Serge Persky
In the gardens of the Academe and along the banks of the Ilissus, he announced a Last Judgment.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
At last the judgment of the Supreme Tribunal on the asylum question reached Kassa.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
It is from {103} this region, not very far above us, that the last trump will sound and the day of judgment dawn.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
The scene is the Last Judgment, with Christ as the central figure.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
I had too much fondness for my productions to judge of them at first, and too much judgment to be pleased with them at last.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
It had seemed to him as if he heard his name, and the cry sounded like the last trump of judgment.
"A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by Felix Dahn
Then, once more, the creative power only; in which sense it is here at last opposed explicitly to judgment.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 353, March 1845" by Various
Until the last line is read no judgment can be formed.
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
They shall burn until the last day of judgment!
"The Carlovingian Coins" by Eugène Sue
In his judgment, the silence had lasted sufficiently long.
"Through the Postern Gate" by Florence L. Barclay
When at last that step was taken, it was with firmness and judgment combined.
"A Double Knot" by George Manville Fenn
The judgment has come upon you at last.
"Of High Descent" by George Manville Fenn
Judgment was then entered for the last-named sum.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Michelangiolo had composed designs for the Last Judgment, and Paul III.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
In Pesaro is a S. Jerome by him, meditating on the Last Judgment, which may be enumerated among his best works.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
At last, quiet being restored, the rabbi was able to pronounce judgment.
"The Jews of Barnow" by Karl Emil Franzos
But it was sound judgment in me to invite him to our last dinner.
"The Wayfarers" by J. C. Snaith
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In poetry:

The holy name of Ararat
And many a sacred fane,
Till the last judgment wakes the world,
Shall in their hearts remain.
"The Exiles" by Leo Alishan
By Thy last silence in the judgment-hall,
By long foreknowledge of the deadly tree,
By darkness, by the wormwood and the gall,
I pray Thee visit me.
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
So a deeper trench 'mong the trenches there
Was dug, for the form as brave as fair;
And none, till the Judgment trump and shout,
Shall drive her out of the Last Redoubt.
"The Last Redoubt" by Alfred Austin
"Who art Thou, Lord?" he falters forth:-
So shall Sin ask of heaven and earth
At the last awful day.
"When did we see Thee suffering nigh,
And passed Thee with unheeding eye?
Great God of judgment, say!"
"The Conversion Of St. Paul" by John Keble
Ye twinkling stars of milder light,
Though now ye gleam like sapphires bright,
Across you azure dome,
The day will dawn, that last dread day,
When from you heaven you'll fall away,
And man to Judgment come.
"Creation" by Mary Weston Fordham
Don’t you see the breakers rising?
Don’t you hear the death knell sounding
in the last hard fight for light?
This dance of death on dark’ning waves,
this bloody struggle to be saved,
is this world judgment’s final hour?
"Man" by Eberhard Arnold

In news:

So you lingered at last night's party long after your better judgment packed up and left.
Last year, a Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge ordered $12,132.38 to be taken from a Hernandez bank account to pay American Express Centurion Bank as part of a $46,551.85 judgment against Hernandez.
It was Assignment Day, which, despite its sound, is not a Calvinist adumbration of the Last Judgment, but rather a weekly occurrence in the arts sections of The Village Voice.
In the "Left Behind" novels things get very bad -- the planet is invaded by "200 million demonic horsemen," for example, and that's before Armageddon and the Last Judgment.
It's easy to imagine harsh judgments - even the occasional blazing-hot eternity - for some of the people David Vladeck and his colleagues at the Federal Trade Commission have encountered in the last 3 1/2 years.
In a brief lapse of judgment (or, you know, masochism), I decided to watch Like Crazy last night.
Dunn left the company last month before an internal investigation released Monday concluded he had shown extremely poor judgment and a lack of professionalism.
The patriarch of 'Family Guy' doesn't always use his best judgment and he certainly didn't do so on last night's (Nov 25) episode, where he beat Justin Bieber to a pulp.
Other descriptions for such courts include court of last resort, instance court, judgment court, apex court, and highest court of appeal.
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