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1) bequeath. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Law To leave or give (personal property) by will. 2. To pass (something) on to another; hand down: bequeathed to their children a respect for hard work. Middle English...

2) 247. Souvenirs of Democracy. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...surveying results, preparing for departure, Devises houses and lands to his children—bequeaths stocks, goods—funds for a school or hospital, Leaves money to certain...

3) trust. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of another. Three parties are ordinarily needed for the relation to arise: the settlor, who bequeaths or deeds the property for another's benefit; the trustee, in...

4) legacy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...receives a legacy is called a legatee. Legacies are of various types. A specific legacy bequeaths a designated object, e.g., a named painting. A general legacy is...

5) 94. How dare the robins sing. Part Four: Time and Eternity. Dickinson, Emily. 1924. Complete Poems
...Insulting is the sun To him whose mortal light, 10 Beguiled of immortality, Bequeaths him to the night. In deference to him Extinct be every hum, Whose garden wrestles...

6) §2. Mock testaments. V. The Progress of Social Literature in Tudor Times. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...poems), 1489. The first English imitation is Jyl of Breyntford s Testament, in which Jyl bequeaths an unsavoury and opprobrious legacy to certain typical fools, being...

7) §11. Cavalier and Roundhead satires. XVI. The Advent of Modern Thought in Popular Literature. Vol. 7. Cavalier and Puritan. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...parish of Blind Devotion in the county of Corrupt Doctrine and in the kingdom of Idolatry, bequeaths his goods and chattels. Puritans, especially familists, constantly...

8) Medina Suras. The Chapter of Women. 1909-14. Chapters from the Koran. The Harvard Classics
...and if he have brethren, let his mother have a sixth after payment of the bequest he bequeaths and of his debt. 7 Your parents or your children, ye know not which...

9) 7. Poetry To-Day in America—Shakspere—The Future. Collect. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...as the rest;) and here feudalism is unrival d—here the rich and highest-rising lessons it bequeaths us—a mass of foreign nutriment, which we are to work over, and...

10) 7. Robert Burns as Poet and Person. November Boughs. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...he too may be to the Western Republic. In the first place no poet on record so fully bequeaths his own personal magnetism, 1 nor illustrates more pointedly how one...

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