The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other tissues which cover the framework of bones in man and other animals; especially, the muscles.
Animal food, in distinction from vegetable; meat; especially, the body of beasts and birds used as food, as distinguished from fish.
The human body, as distinguished from the soul; the corporeal person.
The human eace; mankind; humanity.
In a good sense, tenderness of feeling; gentleness.
In a bad sense, tendency to transient or physical pleasure; desire for sensual gratification; carnality.
The character under the influence of animal propensities or selfish passions; the soul unmoved by spiritual influences.
Kindred; stock; race.
The soft, pulpy substance of fruit; also, that part of a root, fruit, and the like, which is fit to be eaten.
To feed with flesh, as an incitement to further exertion; to initiate; -- from the practice of training hawks and dogs by feeding them with the first game they take, or other flesh. Hence, to use upon flesh (as a murderous weapon) so as to draw blood, especially for the first time.
To glut; to satiate; hence, to harden, to accustom.
To remove flesh, membrance, etc., from, as from hides.
I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together. Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh. Mahatma Gandhi
Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh. Marcus Aurelius
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh. Victor Hugo
Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night. Victor Hugo