Definitions of mysteries

  1. Among anc. pagans, secret rites and worship known only to the initiated; in the middle ages, miracle- plays, a kind of rude drama of a religious character.

Usage examples for mysteries

  1. Don't you love mysteries? – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  2. Its creed is full of mysteries too solemn and sacred to be examined. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  3. The mysteries of the literary world were the least known to him, and therefore it offered the greatest amount of vague promise and indefinite hope. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  4. There are no mysteries in his character- no lights and shades at all. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. The green room had no mysteries for him. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  6. You deal in mysteries! – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  7. In the same tone, as if one were an echo of the other, they answered, " We desire nothing, but you demand knowledge of the spirit- world, and would have its mysteries revealed to you, which the Invisibles will now grant you. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  8. And the words Carlin had spoken; all the mysteries of his nights near Poona when she had seemed to draw near as he fell asleep- seemed to be there as he came forth from a dream. – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  9. " Now lead the way, George; we want to see some more of your mysteries. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  10. Which is a speaking of mysteries on my part! – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  11. For Pasteur, death had no mysteries. – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  12. You see, Streff- oh, why should you and I make mysteries to each other? – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  13. Recollect, dear father, that they are mysteries. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. Yet there are few parents to whom their children can speak freely about the mysteries and the deep experiences of love that come into their lives. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  15. I wish you would not make me a party to these mysteries. – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  16. The experience began to give Rosie a clue to one of those mysteries of conduct which had long puzzled her. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  17. Then the dark mysteries of the past which have been locked up for centuries will be revealed. – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  18. But from the Negro's amazed admiration, I realized the ignorance in which I stood to the mysteries of the desert, and how familiar they were to my companion. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  19. Then, when I had no earthly friend who was able to unfold the mysteries of the future world to my entire satisfaction, he became my teacher and taught me how to be born into his heavenly family. – The Poorhouse Waif and His Divine Teacher by Isabel C. Byrum
  20. India has always known of its existence; and in every generation some have fought their way in through the outer mysteries to the knowledge within. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy