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the sweet hereafter

The eternal life awaiting us after death; heaven. I miss my wife terribly, but I know she'll be waiting for me in the sweet hereafter.
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Hereafter some will send vessels to England for broadcloths and all sorts of manufactured wares, and to the West Indies for sugar, and rum, and coffee.
Cease, then, this brawling, and do not draw your sword; rail at him if you will, and your railing will not be vain, for I tell you--and it shall surely be--that you shall hereafter receive gifts three times as splendid by reason of this present insult.
Therefore I say, and swear it with a great oath--nay, by this my sceptre which shalt sprout neither leaf nor shoot, nor bud anew from the day on which it left its parent stem upon the mountains--for the axe stripped it of leaf and bark, and now the sons of the Achaeans bear it as judges and guardians of the decrees of heaven--so surely and solemnly do I swear that hereafter they shall look fondly for Achilles and shall not find him.
Criterions may change, and hereafter people may look at the whole affair so differently that a literature which went to the making of a people will not be accounted a minor literature, but will take its place with the great literary movements.
In one very limited sense, as we shall hereafter see, this may be true; but it is preposterous to attribute to mere external conditions, the structure, for instance, of the woodpecker, with its feet, tail, beak, and tongue, so admirably adapted to catch insects under the bark of trees.
Yet, I said, that we may not be compelled to examine all such objections, and prove at length that they are untrue, let us assume their absurdity, and go forward on the understanding that hereafter, if this assumption turn out to be untrue, all the consequences which follow shall be withdrawn.
Under the latest modifications to the foreign exchange regulations passed by the Council of the National Bank of Macedonia, denars can hereafter be converted to foreign currency and vice versa at ATMs.
We approach the Lord with devotion and direct all our concerns, words and deeds to obtain the good pleasure, love and attachment of his Lord, and prepare for his Hereafter.
99 HEREAfTER (15) THE STORY A group of people - including psychic George (Matt Damon) and journalist Marie (Cecile de France) - seek answers about what might exist in the hereafter.
TO celebrate the release of Hereafter on Blu-rayO Triple Play, Double Play and digital download, we are giving one lucky reader a Toshiba 46in widescreen TV, Blu-ray player and the film on Blu-rayO Triple Play.
Hereafter 12A GEORGE (Matt Damon) is an ordinary American guy who has a special connection to the afterlife.
Now it has emerged that the 39-year-old's work helped with the making of Hereafter, a Hollywood blockbuster on the subject.
Utilising a three-stranded narrative, Hereafter begins with a French journalist (Ccile De France) having a near-death experience when a tsunami strikes her holiday resort.
HEREAFTER (12A) Starring: Cecile De France, Matt Damon, George McLaren, Frankie McLaren, Bryce Dallas Howard, Thierry Neuvic, Lyndsey Marshal.
Hereafter 12A, 128 mins How Do You Know 12A, 120 mins Barney's Version 15, 133 mins CLINT Eastwood may be approaching his 80th birthday but the imposing actor-turned director shows no signs of relinquishing his seat behind the camera.