Definition of Awakings
1. awaking [n] - See also: awaking
Lexicographical Neighbors of Awakings
Literary usage of Awakings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sermons Preached in Manchester by Alexander Maclaren (1875)
"fa SERMON I. THE TWO awakings. PSALM xvii.. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness. ..."
2. The Life of the Rev. Thomas Charles, B.A. of Bala: Promotor of Charity by David E. Jenkins (1908)
"At Bala, awakings are not so frequent, nor is the work so lively, as it was a year ago. But most of those who were then called, stand their ground and ..."
3. The Pulpit Orators of France and Switzerland: Sketches of Their Character by Robert Turnbull (1848)
"Thus, we may say, that there are two successive awakings, the one involuntary, the other voluntary ; the one preliminary, the other final; and it is of the ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"Thought shudders at it— but let me go on. read to him—we watched with him— we blessed his miserable sleeps—and met his more wretched awakings. ..."