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I believe he has given the Athenians philtres to make them love him.

Besides, I never felt contempt for anything to which the gods had given life.

"It has but given them more unbridled license,'" rejoined Plato.

"You have as yet given us no tidings of Phidias and his household," said Philothea.

A free ticket was given to Robert in return for some slight service.

And there was the rather astonishing bit of news he had just given her.

If Mr. Gosse had got over they would have given him also a good reception.

The necessary papers were made out and given to the Marshal.

She and the child were soon landed, and given over to the ladies.

No; those we love, we love for every thing; even for the pain they have given us.

WORD ORIGIN

past participle adjective, late 14c., "allotted, predestined," from give; also with a noun sense of "fate," reflecting an important concept in pagan Germanic ideology (Old English had giefeðe in this sense). The modern sense of "what is given, known facts" is from 1879. Given name (1827) so called because given at baptism.

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