Thesaurus / oblation
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Perhaps some of your correspondents would elucidate this singular oblation.
The red man makes oblation, as he rows past, by dropping a pinch of tobacco into the water.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
I desire to offer myself as a willing oblation, and to remain yours in perpetuity.
Milman calculates that in 1344 the oblation-box alone at St. Paul's produced an annual sum to the dean and chapter of £9,000.
OLD AND NEW LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
An individual sacrifice was necessary, a perfectly voluntary oblation, which was considered as carrying the others along with it.
As the smoke often ascends in a slanting direction, it frequently directs itself toward the suspended oblation trays.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
As far as an individual could appreciate such splendor, I must testify it was an eminently thrilling oblation.
THE GODDESS OF ATVATABARWILLIAM R. BRADSHAW
If thy oblation be from the fryingpan, of flour tempered with oil, and without leaven: 2:6.
Offer unto God a pure oblation: let the fire of the altar search thee, and prove thy fortitude.
And the fire to whom with Indra, the Agrayana oblation is enjoined to be made is called the Agrayana fire.
THE MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 2TRANSLATED BY KISARI MOHAN GANGULI
WORDS RELATED TO OBLATION
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