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traditional symbol for gratitude. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
Canticle of the Sun, The
because he had once extracted a thorn from its paw, the lion refrained from attacking Androcles in the arena. [Rom. Lit.: Brewer Dictionary, 33]
St. Francis of Assisi’s pantheistic hymn of thanks. [Christian Hagiog.: Bishop, 296]
jubilantly thankful to God for giving son.
amply repays Pip for having helped him when in desperate straits. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Great Expectations]
built to thank God for safe landing. [O. T.: Genesis 8:20–21]
American holiday acknowledging God’s favor. [Am. Culture: Brewer Dictionary, 1071]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.