Damien


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Damien

(French damjɛ̃)
n
(Biography) Joseph (ʒozɛf), known as Father Damien. 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the leper colony at Molokai, Hawaii

Da•mien

(ˈdeɪ mi ən; Fr. daˈmyɛ̃)

n.
Father (Joseph de Veuster), 1840–89, Belgian Roman Catholic missionary to the lepers of Molokai.
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Father Damien was Christlike when he went out to live with the lepers, because in such service he realised fully what was best in him.
I have an aunt called Rachel, who put the life of Father Damien into verse.
And there rises up before me all that was there foreshadowed, and I see visions of Damon and Pythias, of life-saving crews and Red Cross nurses, of martyrs and leaders of forlorn hopes, of Father Damien, and of the Christ himself, and of all the men of earth, mighty of stature, whose strength may trace back to the elemental loins of Lop-Ear and Big-Tooth and other dim denizens of the Younger World.
Yes, I know the spawn - complacently pecking at him for his Father Damien letter, analyzing him, weighing him - "
The name of that prisoner was Damiens, and it was all done in open day, in the open streets of this city of Paris; and nothing was more noticed in the vast concourse that saw it done, than the crowd of ladies of quality and fashion, who were full of eager attention to the last--to the last, Jacques, prolonged until nightfall, when he had lost two legs and an arm, and still breathed
Damien Kavanagh had been planning to surprise 35-year-old Iris Wade since he first found out he would be taking part in the event in November.
e 02 Academy have put on what promises to be a great gig with Dublin singer and songwriter Damien Dempsey on the Saturday before St Patrick's Day.
The couple: Clare O'Brien, 36, from Llandaff, Cardiff, and Damien Karamouzis, 35, from Wenvoe.
Damien Molony, Fay Ripley and Clare-Hope Ashitey tackle fresh crimes | Damien Molony, Fay Ripley and Clare-Hope Ashitey tackle fresh crimes SUSPECTS (Channel 5, Wednesday, 10pm) THIS cops and robbers drama turned out to be a breath of fresh air when it debuted in January with the cast including Fay Ripley, Clare-Hope Ashitey and Damien Molony creating their own dialogue based on a detailed plot description.
Damien Walton, Trainee CAD technician on Mace s Birmingham New Street project has won the Best New Entrant category at Network Rail s national VIP awards.
He is survived by his loving wife Holly Martin-Damien, his sons Parker Stewart and Austin Damien, his mother Donna Damien and her significant other Cliff LaPan, his father Mark Damien, Sr.
1 SYNNERS scored the only goal of the first-half when Damien Scott hit a low shot towards goal which was deflected into the net.