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17-19) Hail, Mother of the gods, wife of starry Heaven; freely bestow upon me for this my song substance that cheers the heart
Who was ashamed of his riches and of the rich, and fled to the poorest to bestow upon them his abundance and his heart?
You, if you choose, shall save your country and earn the reward she will surely bestow upon you.
Not a word, not a look, not a glance, did he bestow upon his heart's pride of the evening before.
Also, I feel that I love you as well as I do my own favored people, so I will bestow upon you the greatest gift within my power--a donkey's head.
Such had been Silas Deemer--such the fixity and invariety of his life and habit, that the village humorist (who had once attended college) was moved to bestow upon him the sobriquet of "Old Ibidem," and, in the first issue of the local newspaper after the death, to explain without offence that Silas had taken "a day off.
I hope I could not so far forget myself as to be sinfully proud of any gift the Lord has seen fit to bestow upon me," declared the lady; "certainly not, of RICHES
She had no blame to bestow upon him, therefore: nothing to reproach him with, no emotions in her faithful heart but great compassion and unbounded tenderness.
Soft, seedy biscuits, also, I bestow upon Miss Shepherd; and oranges innumerable.
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The TAPPI Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal is the highest honor that the Association can bestow upon an individual.
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