Moreover, the land was purified when it became divorced from the practices of a luxurious court and lost many of its worst inhabitants.
of England, and those of Caroline Matilda, the divorced wife of Christian VII.
Mysticism is often the expression of a revolt against authority, but in Luria's case mysticism was not divorced from respect for tradition.
"But it says plainly: 'Whosoever shall marry her that is divorced...'" said the old princess.
Soon after his arrival at Gratz, Kepler contracted an engagement with Barbara von Miihleck, a wealthy Styrian heiress, who, at the age of twenty-three, had already survived one husband and been divorced from another.