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Opus Opʹeranʹtis

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in theology, means that the personal piety of the person who does the act, and not the act itself, causes it to be an instrument of grace. Thus, in the Eucharist, it is the faith of the recipient which makes it efficient for grace.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Open Secret (An)
Open, Sesamë
Open the Ball (To)
Ophelia
Opinicus
Opium-eater (The English)
Oppidan of Eton
Optimë (plural, op-ti-mēs)
Optimism
Opus Majus
Opus Operantis
Opus Operatum
Or Ever
Oracle
Oracle
Oracle (Sir)
Oracle of the Church (The)
Oracle of the Holy Bottle, Bacbuc
Oracle of Sieve and Shears (The)
Oracles
Orange Lilies (The)