Elias


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Elias

(ɪˈlaɪəs)
n
(Bible) Bible the Douay spelling of Elijah
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You must know that my grandfather had two sons--my uncle Elias and my father Joseph.
My uncle Elias emigrated to America when he was a young man and became a planter in Florida, where he was reported to have done very well.
And the three years' drought in the time of Elias, was but particular, and left people alive.
You know, Mary, today Elias Mitrofanych" (this was his overseer) "came back from the Tambov estate and told me they are already offering eighty thousand rubles for the forest.
Elias was a huge monster of an Alaskan bear, who was good-natured and even facetious and humorous after the way of bears.
Elias, could thus be checked by the man who held the lunge- rope.
Elias was at liberty, within the confines of his cage, to get acquainted with the ring in his nose.
Elias, helpless on his side against and partly through the bars, had his nose punched.
Elias was condemned to be a "cage-animal" all his days, Mulcachy was wont to grumble:
And I can call to mind," remarked Johnston, "that when the great cog `Christopher,' which the French had taken from us, was moored two hundred paces from the shore, two archers, little Robin Withstaff and Elias Baddlesmere, in four shots each cut every strand of her hempen anchor-cord, so that she well-nigh came upon the rocks.
Human creatures who had left the terrestrial sphere, and returned after this strange voyage into celestial space, could not fail to be received as the prophet Elias would be if he came back to earth.
While Ebin Elias lay on the road with serious injuries to his head and bleeding from his mouth, none of the bystanders took the initiative to rush him to hospital.