David


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  • noun

Synonyms for David

patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)

French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)

(Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites

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On the occasions when David went to visit his grandfather on the Bentley farm, he was altogether contented and happy.
The report that David had been kidnapped ran about through the streets of Winesburg.
As the psalms of David exceed all other language, so does the psalmody that has been fitted to them by the divines and sages of the land, surpass all vain poetry.
This idea may be illustrated by a page from the secret history of David Swan.
We have nothing to do with David until we find him, at the age of twenty, on the high road from his native place to the city of Boston, where his uncle, a small dealer in the grocery line, was to take him behind the counter.
David Faux, even before his apprenticeship was ended.
David would certainly have liked well to have some of his master's money in his pocket, if he had been sure his master would have been the only man to suffer for it; but he was a cautious youth, and quite determined to run no risks on his own account.
Now," quoth Robin, "I would have one of you watch and tell me when he sees anyone coming to the church, and the one I choose shall be young David of Doncaster.
And if David asks why I decline, I explain that it is because I have no desire to meet the woman.
Why, David," he cried at last, "it's air, as sure as I live.
The incident of the finding of that buried telegraph instrument upon the lonely Sahara is little short of uncanny, in view of your story of the adventures of David Innes.
Thy kingdom, though foretold By Prophet or by Angel, unless thou Endeavour, as thy father David did, Thou never shalt obtain: prediction still In all things, and all men, supposes means; Without means used, what it predicts revokes.
I have three buried there: George, the eldest; James, the middle one; and David, the youngest.
Riach cried; and then to me: "Hark ye, David," he said, "do ye ken where the pistols are?
Her glowing cheek and moistened eye passed unnoticed by the sexton, who turned towards old David, and called him by his name.