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A simple hymn of invocation which resonates at many points with the affirmation is the anonymous "Holy Spirit, Gift Bestower," sung to the Welsh tune "Yr Hun Gan":
He juxtaposes the attitudes of English writers John Milton (1608-74) and William Shakespeare (1564-1916), who both tend to favor the follower over the forebearer--the receiver rather than bestower of inheritance--but interweave issue of religion, the family, and the state differently.
gt;> These ladies passed near me, one after the other, and Love seemed to speak in my heart, and to say: "She who comes first is called Primavera uniquely for this, today's coming; for I inspired the bestower of her name to call her Primavera because she will come first (prima verra) on the day that Breatrice will show herself following the imagining of her faithful one" (24,4).
Around the picture is written "Snefro the mighty god, the conqueror of the two lands and the bestower of power, stability, and peace of mind for all eternity" (11).
Cyclically, land dies and is revived by means of rain from the heavens, and in time it dies again and is again revived; in this is an allusion to resurrection and a portrayal of the power of God as the Giver of Life and the Bestower of Death (Allah al-Muhyi al-Mumit).
The appreciation of the Higgs discovery gets a bit trickier insofar as this bestower of mass is seldom mentioned in popular culture without referring to it by its nickname, "the God Particle?
3:30, 9:117, and 57:9); generosity (The Bestower, al-wahhab, Q.
Since, the festival is being celebrated in every nook and corner of India and abroad, it is known by many different names like Vish Tarak - the destroyer of venom, Punya Pradayak - the bestower of boons, and Pap Nashak - the destroyer of sins.
Popular culture propagates a notion that has roots in the motherhood figure in Judaism being the bestower of identity- religion, nationality.
In the Mesopotamian Epic of Creation, the absolute ruler, Marduk, slays the bull man (kusarikku, or "bison") so that he may become "the bestower of ploughland who fixes [its] boundaries, creator of grain and linseed, producer of vegetation" (Tablet VII).
W]e believe that the Bill fails because it does not acknowledge Almighty God as the Source and Bestower of human rights.
Being the holiest of all Muslim shrines in India and considered as the Bestower of Boons, Ajmer Sharif attracts pilgrims from all parts of the country and abroad.
There is a watchman, the prohibitive guardian who warns against proceeding, the ogre or demon (at once dangerous and bestower of magical powers).
The book's unifying argument, to the extent that it has one, is that the automobile has been a vehicle of cultural empowerment for women, a bestower of autonomy and agency, and that this function has been reflected in novels and stories featuring cars and car-bound travel.