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Example sentences from the Web for pastoral
Those posts cite prominent conversion “therapists” and include a video with advice for conversion therapy practitioners and others that falsely suggest “Schema therapy” and “professionals and pastoral mentors” can successfully change LGBTQ people.5 things social media platforms can do to combat anti-LGBTQ disinformation|Brianna January|January 7, 2021|Washington Blade
The image of meat grown in giant vats, monitored by scientists in lab coats, has a distinct sci-fi ick factor that doesn’t compete well with the cachet of organic, farm-to-table meat from animals that have spent their lives dancing in pastoral bliss.Your first lab-grown burger is coming soon—and it’ll be “blended”|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The languid waterway, which divides and gives life to the pastoral Shenandoah Valley just west of the park, is a source of both beauty and life for the farming communities built on its banks.The Ultimate Shenandoah National Park Travel Guide|Graham Averill|October 7, 2020|Outside Online
He is to be admired for his kindness and genuine pastoral concern for all the members of his flock.Pope Francis Pushes the Church Another Step Further on Gays|Gene Robinson|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The carriage drivers insist that a great majority of their horses live to enjoy a pastoral retirement.
Fast forward about 20 years, and this American Pastoral image of college seems, for the average college student, an ancient dream.The Price of College Has Increased 1120 Percent Since 1978, So Is It Worth It?|Andrew Rossi|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a novel of suspense and secrets, a pastoral novel that slowly tears the pastoral apart.
For most of the year, pastoral Pag is home to roughly eight thousand residents and thirty thousand indigenous sheep.Party on in Pag: The Controversy on Croatia’s Hottest Island|Kristin Vukovic|August 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The abnormal rise in wages had the bad effect of inducing the natives to leave their pastoral pursuits to flock into the towns.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Alàri, too, offers a marvellously carved wooden cup, adorned with pastoral scenes.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
Can you imagine anything more pastoral than a traffic in cream and butter and eggs?
Stowmarket, as I have said, had the honour of being placed under the pastoral care of one of these Smectymnian divines.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
In addition Broken Hill is the centre of one of the largest pastoral districts in Australia.
British Dictionary definitions for pastoral
- a letter from a clergyman to the people under his charge
- the letter of a bishop to the clergy or people of his diocese
- Also called: pastoral staff the crosier or staff carried by a bishop as a symbol of his pastoral responsibilities
Derived forms of pastoralpastoralism, nounpastorally, adverb
Word Origin for pastoral
Cultural definitions for pastoral
A work of art that celebrates the cultivated enjoyment of the countryside. The poem “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” by Christopher Marlowe, is a pastoral. Its first stanza reads:
Come live with me, and be my love;
And we will all the pleasures prove
That hills and valleys, dales and fields,
Woods or steepy mountain yields.