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Letter "B" » bestow
«'Tis blessed to bestow, and yet, Could we bestow the gifts we get, And keep the ones we give away, How happy were our Christmas day!»
«Appreciation, gratitude, affection-these are the qualities Parisians bestow on their parks. Beauty, serenity, tranquillity, majesty-these are the rewards they reap in return.»
«And if thou freely wilt, in bribes thy coyne bestow, both judge, and jurie will bee prest, all favor thee to showe: Yea Gods from heaven will hither come, all honor thee to doe»
«A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness that we possess the sympathy and affection of one being when all others have deserted us--is a hold, a stay, a comfort, in the deepest affliction, which no wealth could purchase, or power bestow.»
«As long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters»
«Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; but crush'd or trodden to the ground, diffuse their balmy sweets around.»
Author: Oliver Goldsmith
«And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: / And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits? / And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.»
«And if the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it; or if the place be too far from thee, which the LORD thy God shall choose to set his name there, when the LORD thy God hath blessed thee: / Then shalt thou turn it into money, and bind up the money in thine hand, and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose: / And thou shalt bestow that money for whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul desireth: and thou shalt eat there before the LORD thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thine household, / And the Levite that is within thy gates; thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no part nor inheritance with thee.»
«And whatsoever more shall be needful for the house of thy God, which thou shalt have occasion to bestow, bestow it out of the king's treasure house.»
«And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing»