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Miriam

(mĭr`ēəm), in the Bible. 1 Sister of Moses and Aaron. After the crossing of the Sea of Reeds, she led the women in the song of Miriam. Later she sided with Aaron against Moses and was stricken with leprosy, but was cured when Moses interceded for her. 2 Descendant of Judah. Miriam and Mary are diverse forms of the same original name.

Miriam

mysteriously reluctant to reveal her past. [Am. Lit.: The Marble Faun]

Miriam

made leprous for maligning Moses’s marriage to Cushite. [O.T.: Numbers 12:9–10]
See: Slander

Miriam

Old Testament the sister of Moses and Aaron. (Numbers 12:1--15)
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One night during Miriam's 9th month a sharp pain in her stomach surprised her at night.
Miriam then heads to the Church Of Perpetual Life, where a man with a degree in mortuary science has made a killing by getting his congregation worshiping at the altar of 'life-extending' vitamins.
'That is Alzheimer's in full flow, and it's exactly like my mother,' says Miriam. 'My fear is of losing myself, of not being who I am.
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The program has two components, a Master of Arts in Designing Education or MADE and a requisite Philippine-based Post-graduate Certificate in Designing Education or PGCERT that will be taken up at Miriam College.
Details of maladies, epidemics, and treatments are captivating, and Miriam's and Gideon's formalities toward each other as they tentatively begin a professional work relationship are elegant.
Stage and screen veteran Miriam, 77, - who bounced back into the public eye in BBC reality show The Real Marigold Hotel - also became such a big fan of Welsh painter Augustus John that she wrote to him offering to pose nude.
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But with up to 18 guests at any one time around the table in the family's end-terrace house, Miriam realised the supper club concept had reached its limits.
Months after the entrance exam Miriam called Ysabella's parents and informed them that she was a candidate for STEM scholarship, a four- year merit scholarship in Miriam.