Amazing grace

amazing grace

A popular hymn.
Contemporary Examples

She ended her speech by singing a “amazing grace” a cappella.
Oslo Freedom Forum: The Davos For Do-Gooding Dissidents Eli Lake May 10, 2012

With a different singer came a different song, the perfect one, “amazing grace.”
A 9/11 Widow’s Perfect ‘Amazing Grace’ at the Ground Zero Museum Michael Daly May 15, 2014

It is an arresting event, an amazing grace, the miles upon miles of gathered mourners, the miles upon miles of tears and applause.
My Martha’s Vineyard Close Encounter Patricia J. Williams August 28, 2009

Scott toggled back and forth between preacher mode—he opened with the lyrics to “amazing grace”—and chatty, story-telling mode.
Ted’s Excellent Adventure: How Cruz Rocked the Value Voters Summit Michelle Cottle October 10, 2013

Historical Examples

These men were lithe and active, able to dance with amazing grace in chaps and the full accoutrement of the rider.
Tharon of Lost Valley Vingie E. Roe

When we went to be baptized they allus sang, ‘amazing grace!
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1 Work Projects Administration

The horse was a beautiful, spirited animal, and the lad rode with amazing grace.
Janet Hardy in Hollywood Ruthe S. Wheeler

Through the amazing grace of God we are able to answer from the lion’s den and from the seven-times-heated furnace, Yes.
Birth of a Reformation Andrew Byers


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