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This then is the meaning of the Christmas Tree and of its presence at the Nativity.

I have not been able to ascertain the place of Kidd's nativity.

In the first chapel is a “Nativity” by Pinturicchio, who also painted the lunettes.

In the centre is the Nativity, with a portrait of Bladelin kneeling, and angels.

Was there a new soul incarnated, she was there to rejoice at the nativity.

The season of the Feast of the Nativity, Christmas-day of the year 800, duly came.

(I also) echoed a fourth, whose tongue proclaimed him of Spanish nativity.

The Nativity, &c., are celebrated for eight days, which is the octave.

They say there is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death.

Together with some observations on the nativity of the Grand Seignior.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from Old French nativité "birth" (12c.), from Late Latin nativitatem (nominative nativitas) "birth," from Latin nativus "born, native" (see native (adj.)). Late Old English had nativiteð, from earlier Old French nativited.

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