Hannah


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Hannah,

in the Bible, Samuel's mother. Her song is recalled in the MagnificatMagnificat
[Lat.,=magnifies], song of the Virgin Mary, beginning "Magnificat anima mea Dominum" [my soul doth magnify the Lord], from Luke 1.46–55. It is the daily vesper hymn of the Roman Catholic Church and is usually sung at evening prayer in the Church of England.
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. The names Anna and Ann are variants of Hannah.

Hannah

jubilantly thankful to God for giving son.

Hannah

Old Testament the woman who gave birth to Samuel (I Samuel 1--2)
References in classic literature ?
She was born the day father died Aunt Miranda wanted Hannah to come to Riverboro instead of me, but mother couldn't spare her; she takes hold of housework better than I do, Hannah does.
My mother's name is Aurelia Randall; our names are Hannah Lucy Randall, Rebecca Rowena Randall, John Halifax Randall, Jenny Lind Randall, Marquis Randall, Fanny Ellsler Randall, and Miranda Randall.
There might be ogres and giants under the stairs, --but, as I tell Hannah, there MIGHT be elves and fairies and enchanted frogs
In an undertone she gave some directions to Hannah.
Hannah here and I are seeking it for a like purpose.
Ye must know, friends, that Hannah and I, being wedded the last week, have taken up the search of the Great Carbuncle, because we shall need its light in the long winter evenings; and it will be such a pretty thing to show the neighbors when they visit us.
But Matthew and Hannah, after their calm rest, were as light as two young deer, and merely stopped to say their prayers and wash themselves in a cold pool of the Amonoosuck, and then to taste a morsel of food, ere they turned their faces to the mountain-side.
The sun cannot be yonder[ said Hannah, with despondence.
It is the Seeker,' whispered Hannah, convulsively grasping her husband's arm.
Miss Hannah gravely told me we could have `young gentlemen callers' two evenings in the week, if they went away at a reasonable hour; and Miss Ada asked me, smiling, please to be sure they didn't sit on her beautiful cushions.
When her Aunt Hannah came back she said granma deserved the locket because she had saved it so clever and she gave it to her and grandma always wore it and was very proud of it.
Hartright, Hannah will begin to think us in the way, if we interrupt her any longer over her work.