I would ask that you bestow defenses upon them to thwart his inevitable attack.
"I want to bestow upon you a gift, Xander," she said.
The blessings which kings were expected to bestow upon their subjects, in life as well as after death, were partly of a supernatural character.
He was ready to bestow the overflowings of his full mind on anybody who would start a subject: on a fellow-passenger in a stage coach, or on the person who sat at the same table with him in an eating-house.
He was ever ready to take blame on himself and bestow praise on others.
He took with him an image of Ammon to bestow life and health on the prince of Byblus, but apparently no other provision for the journey or for the negotiations beyond a letter of recommendation to Smendes and a little gold and silver.
It had become the practice of the Egyptian sultans to bestow all offices of importance on their own freedmen (Mamelukes) to the exclusion of the older amirs, whom they could not trust so well, but who in turn became still more disaffected.
This principle was elaborated in the firman, issued on the 13th of February, by which the sultan conferred on Mehemet Ali and his heirs by direct descent the pashalik of Egypt, the greatest care being taken not to bestow any rank and authority greater than that enjoyed by other viziers of the empire.
Athena, who held Tydeus in special favour, hastened to the field of battle, to heal him of his wound and bestow immortality upon him.
"My greatest trouble," he says in the preface to the second edition of his Einleitung, " I had to bestow on a hitherto unworked field - on the investigation of the inner nature of the Old Testament with the help of the Higher Criticism (not a new name to any humanist)."
By bestowing two successive nicknames, first "Tarzan" and then "Hezza," the public displayed its instinctive rapport with him.
It is not frequently bestowed by governments.
It was given to the victor, bestowing upon its holder absolute global power.
It was the greatest award bestowed upon man.
My dear wife has the most beautiful eyes god ever bestowed on a person.
My family and I have suffered the same fate, living with conditions generously bestowed by our chemical sovereign.
The foreign press bestowed best actress accolades upon her.
They bestowed numerous honors on Hilfiger.
We may waive just so much care of ourselves as we honestly bestow elsewhere.
Who ever saw his old clothes--his old coat, actually worn out, resolved into its primitive elements, so that it was not a deed of charity to bestow it on some poor boy, by him perchance to be bestowed on some poorer still, or shall we say richer, who could do with less?
Then I began to pity myself, and I saw that it would be a greater charity to bestow on me a flannel shirt than a whole slop-shop on him.
However, the government does not concern me much, and I shall bestow the fewest possible thoughts on it.
"I bestow it with pleasure," said Napoleon.
"Help comes from God alone," he said, "but such measure of help as our Order can bestow it will render you, my dear sir.
She wished to help him, to bestow on him the superabundance of her own happiness.