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The boy, like many an older and wiser than Donny, only cried instead of praying.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
He went back to his praying mat and bent again toward the west, where the Holy Kaaba enshrines the ruby sent down from heaven.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And as she felt them she seemed to see again Hamza, with his beautiful and severe face, praying upon the yellow ground.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She was still preoccupied, still she seemed to see Hamza running beside her towards the mountains, praying among the rocks.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Wherefore those men carefully watching him, found Daniel praying and making supplication to his God.
These saints hear the mother praying for her children, the wife invoking aid for her sick or absent husband.
Treating of prayer, some theological authors demand, above all, the intention of praying.
May he not be induced to join the army of co-operation, or has experience proved that he is past praying for?
He concluded by praying that a kind Providence would continue to watch over and bless the Ramsgate lifeboat and her crew.
And straightway I saw that the insect stretched forth its slender arm toward Heaven; mysterious, mute, earnest, it was praying.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER

WORDS RELATED TO PRAYING MANTIS

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