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.

References in classic literature ?
The gift, to be true, must be the flowing of the giver unto me, correspondent to my flowing unto him.
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.
The study showed that majority (70%) out of 100% primary care giver spouses were suffering from depression21.
The Giver passes the memories he holds for the community to Jonas, including the joy that comes from color, sledding, grandparents, and love, but also pain as small as sunburn or as horrible as war.
But there are not many cases where you will get to know both the receiver and the giver of the bribe unless it is a sting operation.
Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver' (2 Corinthians 9:6-7).
The beauty is none has asked the giver why it is given to them.
After we collected text from the initial post (advice seeker) and top comment (advice giver), we analyzed both sets of texts using Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) text analysis software (Tausczik & Pennebaker, 2010).
An exception, though, is the response category of returning the gift back to the giver, which I am almost sure does not hold true for Filipinos.