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Creation

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1. God's act of bringing the universe into being
2. the universe as thus brought into being by God

Creation

Adam and Eve
first man and woman. [O.T.: Genesis 1:26, 2:21–25]
Allah
made man from flowing blood. [Islam: Koran, 96:2]
Apsu
primeval waters, origin of all things. [Babyl. Myth.: Leach, 68]
Aruru
goddess pinched man, Enkidu out of clay. [Assyrian Myth.: Gaster, 9, Babyl. Myth.: Gilgamesh]
Askr
first man; created from ash tree. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Ea
made man from primordial ocean clay. [Babyl. Myth.: Gaster, 9]
Embla
first woman on earth. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Frankenstein’s monster
living man created by a physiology student from body parts. [Br. Lit.: Mary Shelley Frankenstein]
Genesis
Old Testament book dealing with world’s creation. [O.T.: Genesis]
God
created the world in six days. [O.T.: Genesis 1]
the Hatchery
mass produces everything, including human beings. [Br. Lit.: Brave New World]
Khnum
ram god, created man from clay on potter’s wheel. [Egypt. Rel.: Parrinder, 155]
Prometheus
molded man of clay, animated him with fire. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 304]
Shiva
Lord of creation; danced to begin life. [Hinduism: Binder, 23]
Star Maker,
the the creator and destroyer of the universe, depicted primarily as an artist detached from it. [Sci. FL: Stapledon Star Maker in Weiss, 248]
Tocupacha
molded man from clay. [Aztec Myth.: Gaster, 18]
References in classic literature ?
The third was wild and savage, and of monstrous stature; and the Fairy, his mother, who was ashamed of his defects, hoped to hide them by creating him King of the Seas.
To the general public, it was a mere scientific toy; but there were a few men, not many, in these wire-stringing trades, who saw a glimmering chance of creating a telephone business.
let both sides join in creating not a new balance of power.
The power of creating new funds upon new objects of taxation, by its own authority, would enable the national government to borrow as far as its necessities might require.
There are but two methods of providing against this evil: the one by creating a will in the community independent of the majority -- that is, of the society itself; the other, by comprehending in the society so many separate descriptions of citizens as will render an unjust combination of a majority of the whole very improbable, if not impracticable.
Apart from the one fundamental nastiness the luckless mouse succeeds in creating around it so many other nastinesses in the form of doubts and questions, adds to the one question so many unsettled questions that there inevitably works up around it a sort of fatal brew, a stinking mess, made up of its doubts, emotions, and of the contempt spat upon it by the direct men of action who stand solemnly about it as judges and arbitrators, laughing at it till their healthy sides ache.
Though I am bound to you with my whole soul, and love you dearly and strongly and wholeheartedly, a bitter fate has ordained that that love should be all that I have to give--that I should be unable, by creating for you subsistence, to repay you for all your kindness.
When it is violently, grossly, and cruelly used, it produces a good effect, by creating, or at any rate bringing out, the spirit of revolt and Individualism that is to kill it.
What trouble in creating incidents that might draw out charms would be avoided
The oars were now raised from the water, and the boat shot close in to the land, where it lay gently agitated by waves of its own creating, while the young man, first casting a cautious and searching glance around him in every direction, put a small whistle to his mouth, and blew a long, shrill note that rang among the echoing rocks behind the hut.
Crawford's is no common attachment; he perseveres, with the hope of creating that regard which had not been created before.
They really seemed to imagine that there would be no difficulty whatever in creating a live little girl out of the snow.

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