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peri

(pēr`ē), in Persian mythology, supernatural being. Peris were said to be fallen angels who were denied paradise until they did penance. Originally agents of evil, in later mythology they were identified as benevolent spirits.

peri

beautiful fairylike creatures, guided way to heaven. [Pers. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 822]
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Peris works in the moment; he is not a sculptor of spaces but rather a catalyst of surrounding energies.
Unfortunately there aren't really any suitable areas for that,' Peris explains.
Many rank-and-file members of the Labour party were disappointed when Australia's first female and former Prime Minister Julia Gillard decided to endorse Ms Peris to be the lead Senate candidate in the Northern Territory.
Gwyndaf Hughes, from Ynni Padarn Peris, said: "These ventures were set up to gain benefit to local communities and the change to the business rates means that there is no benefit - all the gain goes back as business rates.
Ar ben hynny cawn fraslun o'r map ysbrydol a'i harweniodd ar y bererindod o gapel yr Hen Gorff yn Nant Peris hyd at yr Eglwys yn Rhufain.
CUTLINE: (1) Karen Sharpe, Pat Pennucci, Sharon McDonald and Jackie Trotta (2) Nancy Peris and Arthur Pappas; back row, Betty Mahan and Lynne Steeves (3) Daniel, Jane and Gerald Baker Jr.
Keshia Peris shot 35 to lead Hart (198), which got a 38 from Christina Sandness and a 40 from Eleanna Tan.
With: Sergio Peris Mencheta, Pilar Barrera, Carmen del Valle, Manuel Galiana, Manuel de Blas.
com, Argus Research Analyst, Daniel Peris, will be discussing the internet shakeout.
I'm pleased that to have three of these community hydro schemes in my constituency -YnNi Padarn Peris, Ynni Ogwen and Ynni Anafon.
Among the set is Cwm Eilir Isaf - an old hillside cottage overlooking Llyn Peris, near Llanberis, in North Wales, that is expected to sell for up to PS65,000.
WNES i erioed ddychmygu y byddwn yn sgwennu'r geiriau Llysgennad Armenia, Nant Peris a'r ddeuawd canu gwlad Iona ac Andy yn yr un frawddeg.