But his mantra has always been, ‘If they can get her, they can have her.’
"Our mantra throughout was always, this is a real world," Weiss said.
It is a source of unease precisely because it seems so off in a society that preaches a mantra of equality of opportunity.
The “no proof” thing became something of a mantra, a way of not dealing with a problem.
Slaughter, in a serious black pantsuit and silver heels, emphasized a mantra.
All these faults in the mantra rites are abolished by these excellent consecrations.
A spell or mantra must have accompanied the tying, but this I was not privileged to learn.
And one uniform Soul was the object of their meditation; and there was only one mantra (the Om), and there was one ordinance.
Hence it is called the mantra Sdhan, to distinguish it from other sorts of Sdhans.
Occasionally a mantra is infused with high religious fervour.
1808, "that part of the Vedas which contains hymns," from Sanskrit mantra-s "sacred message or text, charm, spell, counsel," literally "instrument of thought," related to manyate "thinks," from PIE root *men- "to think" (see mind (n.)). Sense of "special word used for meditation" is first recorded in English 1956.