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given

on official documents, issued or executed, as on a stated date.
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It is generally assumed that, given any event, there is some one phenomenon which is THE cause of the event in question.
I want to have something given to me.' Gretel presents Hans with a knife.
It would seem to have been better, for the first time at least, to have given a shorter sermon, and to have touched upon fewer subjects.
O my soul, I have given thee everything, and all my hands have become empty by thee:--and now!
What English breeders have actually effected is proved by the enormous prices given for animals with a good pedigree; and these have now been exported to almost every quarter of the world.
Not a single Indian war has yet been occasioned by aggressions of the present federal government, feeble as it is; but there are several instances of Indian hostilities having been provoked by the improper conduct of individual States, who, either unable or unwilling to restrain or punish offenses, have given occasion to the slaughter of many innocent inhabitants.
That cautious commander recollected the instructions given him by Mr.
As far as one can make out, not so much from this unintelligible sentence as from the attempts the vice-King made to execute the orders given him, he was to advance from the left through Borodino to the redoubt while the divisions of Morand and Gerard were to advance simultaneously from the front.
It was necessary, therefore, that the service should be given a strongly spectacular and emotional character, and to this end no effort was spared.
It has been given me to help, to comfort, and strengthen the little flock there and to call in many wanderers; and my soul is filled with these things from my rising up till my lying down.
Our loves are not given, but only lent, At compound interest of cent per cent.
Now that this book is printed, and about to be given to the world, a sense of its shortcomings both in style and contents, weighs very heavily upon me.