Dunkirk spirit - (UK) Dunkirk spirit is when people pull together to get through a very difficult time.
In high spirits - If someone is in high spirits, they are in a very good mood or feeling confident about something.
Kindred spirit - A kindred spirit is someone who feels and thinks the way you do.
Spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak - If the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak, someone lacks the willpower to change things they do because they derive too much pleasure from them.
Spirit of the law - The spirit of the law is the idea or ideas that the people who made the law wanted to have effect.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. espirit, esperit, F. esprit, L. spiritus, from spirare, to breathe, to blow. Cf. Conspire Expire Esprit Sprite
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. spiritus, a breath—spirāre, to breathe.
Let the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Thy Holiness, be to me Thy voice guiding me in the path of simple, childlike obedience.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
Who give support and respectability to spirit-shops, and the whole spirit-trade?
"Select Temperance Tracts" by American Tract Society
He will enter into the spirit of the river.
"The Heart of Nature" by Francis Younghusband
For when the spirit of knowledge is taken away, the spirit of prayer is also gone.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
To refuse allegiance to the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Truth, is the real sin, the only sin that cannot be forgiven.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
It certainly was; for they had been two kindred spirits.
"A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others" by Various
After my visit to London, the interview, and the examination, the whole spirit of the proceedings changed.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
Many mistake the highly poetic enthusiasm which such scenes excite for the spirit of piety.
"Madame Roland, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
For true spirituality, or a holy walk in the Spirit, means to be in heart and mind at one with the Spirit, through faith.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
It was evident, however, that a spirit of angry discontent was rife among them.
"The Bridge of the Gods" by Frederic Homer Balch
'Tis thy Spirit calls thee—come away!
I have sought thee through the weary day,
I have dived in the glassy stream for thee—
I have gone wherever a spirit might be:
"Spirit's Song" by Louisa Stuart Costello
"Far Away!" there is no far!
Nor days nor distance e'er can bar
My spirit from your spirits -- nay,
Farewell may waft a face away,
But still with you my heart will stay.
""Far Away"" by Abram Joseph Ryan
I hope he knows not that his child
Hears not nor knows its father's name.
Keep its young spirit undefiled
And worthy of its father's fame,
O Thou, from whom its spirit came!
"A Sister's Thoughts Over A Brother's Grave" by John Pierpont
To the Spirit of her Lover. Wilt thou follow me into the wild?
Wilt thou follow me over the plain?
Art thou from earth or from heaven exil'd?
Or how comes thy spirit at large to remain?
"The Mistress - Versified" by Charlotte Dacre
THE THIRD SPIRIT
Nay, tax not me with passion's wasting fire;
When the swift message set my spirit free,
Blind, helpless, lone, I left my gray-haired sire;
My friends were many, he had none save me.
"Homesick In Heaven" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
From the bright stars, or from the viewless air,
Or from some world unreached by human thought,
Spirit, sweet spirit! if thy home be there,
And if thy visions with the past be fraught,
Answer me, answer me!
"To A Departed Spirit" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Two Shows Honor the City's Free Spirit and the Chat Noir.
Sometimes coincidences can really dampen your spirits.
The Team Spirit At Work (Rah, Rah).
Great accomplishments born of pioneer spirit.
G-Spirits launches liquor line poured over models' breasts before bottling .
Can you feel the holiday spirit.
At least one local business is tapping into the Christmas spirit to boost sales numbers.
Interment will take place at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery of Spirit Lake.
It was taken on June 30, Earth time, or 175 Martian days after Spirit landed.
Delta Spirit Hit SXSW at Breakneck Pace.
Delta Spirit performs during SXSW in Austin, Texas.
A big thanks to Holy Spirit School for also helping out.
The spirit of Christmas is starting to fill the air as Office for the Aging staff prepare for the annual Holiday Bags for Solitary Seniors project.
Holy Spirit's Flame Burns Brightly Within Former Firefighter.
Even still it looks like many of us aren't feeling the Christmas spirit.
In the spirit of the invariant random matrix ensembles, we construct a model with eigenfunctions distributed uniformly over the unitary unit sphere.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Shenoy ( ) de(cid:12)nes a notion similar in spirit to noninteraction for random variables.
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
In the spirit of the SCF approach, this interaction gives rise to a segment potential.
Coil-Globule Transition for Regular, Random and Specially Designed Copolymers: Monte Carlo Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Theory
This view of the Y −dependence of < O >Y in terms of a change of the rapidity of the (rather simple) left-movers is in the spirit of work previously done by Balitsky, Kovchegov, and Weigert.
A Simple Derivation of the JIMWLK Equation
This view of the Y −dependence of < O >Y in terms of a change of rapidity of the (rather simple) left movers is in the spirit of work previously done by Balitsky, Kovchegov, and Weigert.
Parton Saturation-An Overview