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Sustenance

Amalthaea
goat who provided milk for baby Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 41]
ambrosia
food of the gods; bestowed immortal youthfulness. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 19]
locusts and wild honey
John the Baptist’s meager fare in wilderness. [N.T.: Matthew 3:4; Mark 1:6]
manna
given by the Lord to the Israelites. [O.T.: Exodus 16: 14–15]
References in classic literature ?
Very weak I was already; without sustenance I should surely die.
To depend upon this valley for sustenance she now saw to be beyond the pale of possibility because of the banths that would keep her from food and water by night, while the dwellers in the towers would doubtless make it equally impossible for her to forage by day.
There is a wonderful amount of sustenance in the first few words of love.
These gave sustenance to immense quantities of beaver, so that the voyagers found no difficulty in procuring food.
And even better, for are we not armed with ages of superior knowledge, and have we not the means of protection, defense, and sustenance which science has given us, but of which they were totally ignorant?
Here," he said, "is sustenance until I return again.
His mind, reverted to the primitive, was untroubled by any more serious obligations than those of providing sustenance, and safeguarding his life.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 5 (ANI): The Congress on Friday stated that they were in favour of the triple talaq bill, but have rejected it as the current government did not give any clarity over the sustenance of the victims.
Levi Anyikwa, said the sustenance of the initiative was imperative if the country must come out of the
Professor Albert Makochekanwa, the lead consultant, said, "All respondents indicated that they faced difficulties in raising capital for both sustenance and ramp-up.
Everybody desires for sustenance with otherworldly tastes.
Street children need not only physical sustenance but also spiritual nourishment - beginning with the sacrament of baptism.