"Your parting gifts gave me a lot to think about," Xander replied.
She can absorb and channel the gifts of others.
The gifts are almost like enhanced senses.
When my mother died, Eden gave me a choice: to use my special gifts for her benefit.
He closed his eyes and summoned his power to Travel, one of the most useful gifts Damian granted him.
Your magic gifts have blossomed, and they've attracted the attention of others with magic gifts.
She felt tears in her eyes at the small reminder of her past life and hugged the gifts to her chest.
She shot him a look and stepped from the house, moving toward the field with the gifts at her side.
Kiera squeezed the gifts to her chest and walked back to the house, lost in thought.
She had her odd gifts with her and sat at the battle planner.
Nishani put her gifts aside and crossed her legs in her seat before flicking on the battle planner.
She sent your gifts and said to convey her news of a child.
The town of Ouray was so oblivious to these frequent winter gifts from Mother Nature that snow caused not a hitch in the local activities.
She always sent extravagant gifts to her daughter.
When the gifts were all packed in the truck, Carmen left Alex at the truck and went back in to thank Mums and those who had remained at the house.
Her extrasensory gifts returned.
They'd traveled over a fortnight on the king's largest ship, bearing silks, game, and swords to offer as gifts with the barbarians.
He used his gifts to get him home, fast, after another of his senses tipped him off.
Her body wouldn't be placed in a funeral pyre or surrounded by family and friends who bore her gifts one last time.
"So people like me … with these weird gifts … what happens to us?" she asked, needing to change the subject.
He was a man of remarkable literary gifts as well as a good soldier.
He also made himself very popular in Paris by his large gifts to the poor in time of famine, and by throwing open the gardens of the Palais Royal to the people.
When the guest parted from his host he was often presented with gifts (EEvta), and sometimes a die (avr pay aXos) was broken between them.
Powell wrote several treatises and also some hymns, but his chief gifts were those of a preacher.
He will soon shake all nations and their choicest gifts will be brought to adorn His house.
The Jews would have thought that He had returned to Sinai, the holy mountain; and that they were deprived of the temporal blessings which were the gifts of a God who literally dwelt in the midst of his people."
If the whole congregation be talking with tongues all at once, and an unbeliever or one with no experience of pneumatic gifts come in, what will he think, asks Paul.
"Desire earnestly the greater gifts," he wrote to the Corinthians.
He early discovered his vocation as a preacher of indulgences; he combined the elocutionary gifts of a revivalist orator with the shrewdness of an auctioneer.
Otto's mental gifts were considerable, and were so carefully cultivated by Bernward, afterwards bishop of Hildesheim, and by Gerbert of Aurillac, archbishop of Reims, that he was called "the wonder of the world."
(3) Administration of pious gifts has passed to the court of chancery.
The gifts of each were adopted and bore fruit on both sides of the Channel.
Not the least valuable of the gifts of the " tsar emancipator," Alexander II., to Russia was the judicial System system established by the statute (Sudebni Ustav) of the 10th of November 1864.
Whatever their origin, sacrifices tend to be interpreted as gifts to the god.
This latter idea was the more likely to arise, as the gift theory of sacrifice is closely associated with that of the god as the ruler or king to whom man brings a tribute, just as he had to appear before his earthly king bearing gifts in his hands.
The one form, which probably arose from the conception of Yahweh as in an especial sense the protector of the poor, was that gifts to God may properly be bestowed on the needy, and that consequently alms have the virtue of a sacrifice.
(5) Then followed the actual offering of the gifts to God (immolatio missae).
Tribute was received from Tyre and Sidon; and Jehu, who was now king of Israel, sent his gifts of gold, silver, &c., to the conqueror.
By reason of collections already made and additional gifts, the museum at once took high rank.
It was not difficult, however, to make her understand that there was a present for each child, and to her great delight she was permitted to hand the gifts to the children.
When I think of the benefactors of the race, whom we have apotheosized as messengers from heaven, bearers of divine gifts to man, I do not see in my mind any retinue at their heels, any carload of fashionable furniture.
Their gifts were inseparable from themselves.
They cleaned the room, folded the chairs and carried the gifts out to his truck.
He had wonderful gifts of insight, and spoke to the birds.
1868), became widely known as a philanthropist, and particularly for her generous gifts to American army hospitals in the war with Spain in 1898 and for her many contributions to New York University, to which she gave $250,000 for a library in 1895 and $100,000 for a Hall of Fame in 1900.
Homage was paid to him by the rabbinical heads of the colleges (each of whom was called Gaon, q.v.); rich gifts were presented; he visited the synagogue in state, where a costly canopy had been erected over his seat.
Pursuing the foes, he inflicted upon them a signal chastisement and took a great booty, part of which he spent in politic gifts to the leading men of the towns in the south country.'
He did not, however, possess the qualities which impress the populace, and he lacked the strength which is one of the essential gifts of a statesman.
All his gifts were made available for influencing other men by his easy command of a style rarely matched in dignity and colour.
A correct sense of proportion and the faculty of seizing upon the dominant factors in an historical problem are the result partly of the possession of certain natural gifts in which many individuals and some nations are conspicuously wanting, partly of general knowledge of the working of the economic and political institutions of the period we are studying, partly of what takes the place of practical experience in relation to modern problems, namely, detailed acquaintance with different kinds of original sources and the historical imagination by which we can realize the life and the ideals of past generations.
Mounds of bones marked his road, witnesses of devastations which other historians record in detail; Christian prisoners, from Germany, he found in the heart of "Tartary" (at Talas); the ceremony of passing between two fires he was compelled to observe, as a bringer of gifts to a dead khan, gifts which were of course treated by the Mongols as evidence of submission.
He therefore gave him many beautiful gifts and everything that could please a prince.
Today, there are modern-day Da Vincis living in parts of the world where just surviving is a full-time occupation, powerless to develop the gifts they could offer the wider world.
And Croesus was so amazed that he endowed the Oracle at Delphi with all kinds of gifts and planned to run all-important questions by this oracle.
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
In the pleasure of doing this, I did not stop to look at my own gifts; but when I was ready for them, my impatience for the real Christmas to begin almost got beyond control.
I knew the gifts I already had were not those of which friends had thrown out such tantalizing hints, and my teacher said the presents I was to have would be even nicer than these.
I was persuaded, however, to content myself with the gifts from the tree and leave the others until morning.
The sun and the air are God's free gifts to all we say, but are they so?
I received from them gifts that have the gentle concurrence of the heart, books containing their own thoughts, soul-illumined letters, and photographs that I love to have described again and again.
I made all of the gifts myself, excepting father's handkerchief.
I thank my dear kind father for sending me some money, to buy gifts for my friends.
I am going to have a Christmas tree in the parlor and teacher will hang all of my gifts upon it.
Everybody there was delighted with Helen, and showered her with gifts and kisses.
One little girl had fewer presents than the rest, and Helen insisted on sharing her gifts with her.
The most precious, the most wonderful of His gifts was still mine.
Then our talk turned to the interpretation of the seven pillars and steps of the Temple, the seven sciences, the seven virtues, the seven vices, and the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit.
Carmen continued wrapping gifts and didn't comment.
They do not deserve any gifts from the city.