giver


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GIVER, contracts. He who makes a gift. (q. v.) By his gift, the giver always impliedly agrees with the donee that he will not revoke the gift.

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She took the gourd in one hand, and rather than cause the giver pain raised it to her lips, though for the life of her she could scarce restrain the qualm of nausea that surged through her as the malodorous thing approached her nostrils.
Then the givers of all good things stood in the doorway, and the blessed gods roared with inextinguishable laughter, as they saw how cunning Vulcan had been, whereon one would turn towards his neighbour saying:
And they uttering their immortal voice, celebrate in song first of all the reverend race of the gods from the beginning, those whom Earth and wide Heaven begot, and the gods sprung of these, givers of good things.
Tell how at the first gods and earth came to be, and rivers, and the boundless sea with its raging swell, and the gleaming stars, and the wide heaven above, and the gods who were born of them, givers of good things, and how they divided their wealth, and how they shared their honours amongst them, and also how at the first they took many-folded Olympus.
I have never encountered and I cannot imagine any Filipino who is so repulsed by a gift to the point of returning it to the giver.
The accountability court had issued a show-cause notice to Dar's surety giver, seeking an explanation to why surety worth Rs5 million may not be forfeited.
I lot of givers dressing "I'd like to think I'm a giver if you know what I mean," said Cotterill.
14,15] Written informed consent was taken both from the patients as well as their primary care giver in the family.
On the other hand, for one to be politically active on SNSs, such as by posting political messages, participating in politics-related groups, and visiting pages of candidates or parties, being both an opinion giver and seeker likely promotes active participation.
One of the keys to being a successful giver is knowing how people see you," Grant says.
She was a person who's concern for others well being surpassed her own at times; she was a giver, a giver of kindness, and giver of love and a giver of compassion.
The Giver Quartet is the perfect item of choice for any book lover who wants to give a meaningful, inspirational and heart-felt set of books to both young adult and adult audiences alike.