give life to

See: generate
References in classic literature ?
A HEN who had patiently hatched out a brood of vipers, was accosted by a Swallow, who said: "What a fool you are to give life to creatures who will reward you by destroying you.
No prayer is offered to the Saviour, who seems to be of little importance any where in Rome; but an inscription below says, "Blessed Peter, give life to Pope Leo and victory to king Charles.
Is the power to give life to inanimate matter the gift of man?
For just as the Father raises the dead and gives life, so also does the Son give life to whomever he wishes.
com)-- Dream Foundation's Dreams for Veterans will give life to the final Dream of Arlon Edwards, a 94-year-old U.
Not surprisingly, it is the later events that give life to this biography and make it a fascinating lesson in history as it really was.