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We may perhaps be justified in enumerating separately the following: the southern Indian cowherd of ferocious devotion; the northern axe-wielding general of Shiva's ganas; the emanation of Shiva's anger who is alone capable of handling dangerously empowered food-offerings; and the chastiser of transgressions.
This is where Elijah steps in as a chastiser of Ahab and Jezebel for their deviation from the will of the God of Israel.
Empathy in the classroom, a weak chastiser of students--give students examples of the dynamism of the messy past and the benefit of developing a historiographical consciousness.
He served as the friend, mentor, supporter, or chastiser of no less than Sheridan and Swift, and was also a quite good if often self-depreciating poet in his own right.
51) On these verses, Rashi reflects the traditional rabbinic view when he suggests that Moses is the lord, master, judge or chastiser of Pharaoh.
Nellie could be the consummate chastiser for the cause of justice.
The brutal fact is that in more recent times our devotion to the now-departed captain owed considerably more to what Old Trafford's great chastiser had been saying off the pitch than what he had been doing on it.
It was a good chastiser and should return to the teacher's desk.
I just wouldn't expect the Daily News to be the chastiser.