Like a portrait of an angel in the clouds, he always acted above it all when he was a down and dirty stealth bomber.
angel did manage a small amount of snacking and drinking amidst the schmoozing.
He kept a Bible on his desk in the city room of The New York Times, and wrote like an angel.
Seierstad is the author of The Bookseller of Kabul and, most recently, The angel of Grozny: Life Inside Chechnya.
Known someone that could level you with her eyes, feeling like God put an angel on Earth just for you.
He once had a friend, and he always spoke of her as his “angel mother.”
The maiden may have the soul of a fiend, for aught I wot, yet hath she the face of an angel.
She was going to say angel, but a look from Grace forbade that extreme.
There seemed so much more of the fiend in it than the angel.
The angel holds his hand, as an older person might lead a child in the dark.
14c. fusion of Old English engel (with hard -g-) and Old French angele, both from Latin angelus, from Greek angelos "messenger, envoy, one that announces," possibly related to angaros "mounted courier," both from an unknown Oriental word (Watkins compares Sanskrit ajira- "swift;" Klein suggests Semitic sources). Used in Scriptural translations for Hebrew mal'akh (yehowah) "messenger (of Jehovah)," from base l-'-k "to send." An Old English word for it was aerendgast, literally "errand-spirit."
Of persons, "loving; lovely," by 1590s. The medieval gold coin (a new issue of the noble, first struck 1465 by Edward VI) was so called for the image of archangel Michael slaying the dragon, which was stamped on it. It was the coin given to patients who had been "touched" for the King's Evil. Angel food cake is from 1881; angel dust "phencyclidine" is from 1968.
: My doctor angeled one of his friend's plays