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Granting this, one may form what conception one will of that Maker, but one cannot be an atheist.

But, granting the possibility of this, of what use would it be?

What should the granting of these demands contribute to their lives?

"Thank you," he said, on the granting of his request, which he more than thought would be refused.

In 1898 a Bill granting them the Provincial Suffrage was lost on division.

With this idea I conceived the plan of not granting him any favours.

Unite for the purpose of doing good, not for granting patronage.

A letter from Chief Justice Fraser about the granting of the petition.

By the people of the State who were then granting them away.

Taliaferro was violently opposed to granting any funds to the traders.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "allowance, consent, permission," from Anglo-French graunter, from Old French granter, collateral variant of creanter "to promise, guarantee, confirm, authorize," from Latin credentem (nominative credens), present participle of credere "to believe, to trust" (see credo).

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