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I tell you I'll not give up the notion that she was a sharer in this glory.'

The origins of the middle story, The Secret Sharer, are quite other.

How am I a sharer in his triumphs, save as the charger that marches in the cavalcade?

She saw at a glance that, whatever the jest might be, Aunt Rachel was no sharer in it.

There were four persons who were the sharer of Norbert's secret.

Nor is there anyone but he With right can there a sharer be.

I was still the sharer of his joys and sorrows, and ought to be with him when things were at their worst.

She was the sharer of all Nell's woes, and of all but one of her joys.

He has been the sharer of my dangers—of late no common ones.

Do you regard Him as the sharer in the divine attributes and in the divine throne?

WORD ORIGIN

"portion," Old English scearu "a cutting, shearing, tonsure; a part or division," related to sceran "to cut," from Proto-Germanic *skaro- (cf. Old High German scara "troop, share of forced labor," German Schar "troop, band," properly "a part of an army," Old Norse skör "rim"), from PIE root *(s)ker- (1) "to cut" (see shear).

Meaning "part of the capital of a joint stock company" is first attested c.1600. Share and share alike attested from 1560s. The same Old English noun in the sense "division" led to an obsolete noun share "fork ('division') of the body at the groin; pubic region" (late Old English and Middle English); hence share-bone "pubis" (early 15c.).

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