Amasa


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Amasa

(ăm`əsə, əmā`sə), in the Bible. 1 Cousin of Absalom, with whom he revolted. Later he became David's commander in chief; he was murdered by Joab. 2 Ephraimite chief.
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However, although the slaves maintain control of the ship, one of them, Babo, directs a masquerade which results in the American Captain Amasa Delano remaining blind to the truth about who is actually in charge throughout much of the story.
(4) Eminent writers stressed that debt money would certainly evict gold: David Hume (1752), Charles Jenkinson (1805), US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, William Gouge (1833), Charles Holt Carroll (1850s), and Amasa Walker (1873).
Amasa Coleman Lee, was an attorney and in 1919 he defended two black men accused of murder.
(87.) Bernhard Geiger, Die Amasa Spantas: Ihr Wesen und ihre ursprungliche Bedeutung (Vienna 1916), 142-63.
In 1866, the Daily Journal of Oneida Community rejoiced after the secession of Community member Amasa Carr, stating that his membership in the Community had produced a "nightmare of unbelief and obstructions to the free flow and organizing power of the Community spirit." (15) By casting doubt upon Community beliefs, Carr essentially challenged Noyes's political and spiritual status.
The mount was invented by America's first commercial telescope maker, Amasa Holcomb.
recado2 s m 1 En Yucatan, Tabasco y Chiapas, conjunto de especias con que se sazona un guiso 2 En Yucatan, especie de tortita seca que se prepara con especias molidas (canela, epazote, azafran, chiles diversos, etc.) y que generalmente se amasa a base de jugo de naranja agria.
* Sabe cocinar con metodos unicos: amasa la pasta de los pasteles en el suelo; bate los huevos con una escoba, etc.
Si, en el cuento, el sonador descubre que, al igual que su propio hijo, el se encuentra, como dice el tango, siendo el misero raton en el juego del gato Maula, entonces el sonador no solo se enfrenta al desamparo ante aquel deseo que lo amasa, sino que su propio deseo se articula al deseo de aquel que la vida le otorga.
Our study was conceived in the framework of the AMASA (Access to Medicines in Africa and South Asia) project (http://www.amasa-project.eu/).
Saturday 9th - Pleasant but cool - rode with Amasa Holt to Princeton and back dined at Gov.
This volume documents the experiences of five Americans--Samuel Shaw, Amasa Delano, Edmund Fanning, Harriett Low, and Robert Bennet Forbes--in their explorations to the South Seas after the American Revolution and how their contact with the East impacted their sense of national identity.