Definition of Purged:
Synonyms for Purged:
Such spirits dream of an apotheosis like that which crowned the hero on Mount Oeta, when the soul shall be purged of its earthly passions as by fire, and hardly a memory of the illusions of the past will remain.- "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
- "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
Robert Browning devoted a poem, With Francis Furini, to exposing the incompatibility of asceticism and art, while Mrs. Browning, in The Poet's Vow, worked out the tragic consequences of the hero's mistaken determination to retire from the world, That so my purged, once human heart, From all the human rent, May gather strength to pledge and drink Your wine of wonderment, While you pardon me all blessingly The woe mine Adam sent.- "The Poet's Poet", Elizabeth Atkins.