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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CREATION

The Law of God was originally written in man's heart at creation.

The whole story of this struggle is the subject of the Seven Tablets of Creation.

In the zany we see an example of creation; in the humorist, of transmission.

He is from everlasting to everlasting—such as creation's dawn beheld he fooleth now.

The smiles which surrounded him were of his own creation, and he participated in the happiness he had bestowed.

They were surrounded by happiness of their own creation, and lived but to increase it.

That black stick with white buttons is not the creation of the soul of a multitude.

But can we not say that they are the creation of the unconscious portion of his nature?

Do the men of Freeland think that they are able to defend their creation from these dangers?

Certainly not, because time only began at the creation of the world.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "action of creating, a created thing," from Old French creacion (14c., Modern French création) "creation, coming into being," from Latin creationem (nominative creatio) "a creating, a producing," in classical use "an electing, appointment, choice," noun of action from past participle stem of creare (see create). Meaning "that which God has created, the world and all in it" is from 1610s. The native word in the Biblical sense was Old English frum-sceaft. Of fashion costumes, desserts, etc., from 1870s, from French. Creation science is attested by 1970.

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