Deus


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Deus

(ˈdeɪʊs)
n
God
[related to Greek Zeus]
References in classic literature ?
It is therefore evident that the unravelling of the plot, no less than the complication, must arise out of the plot itself, it must not be brought about by the 'Deus ex Machina'--as in the Medea, or in the Return of the Greeks in the Iliad.
Vespasian in a jest, sitting upon the stool; Ut puto deus fio.
But your son, senor, I suspect, is not prejudiced against Spanish poetry, but against those poets who are mere Spanish verse writers, without any knowledge of other languages or sciences to adorn and give life and vigour to their natural inspiration; and yet even in this he may be wrong; for, according to a true belief, a poet is born one; that is to say, the poet by nature comes forth a poet from his mother's womb; and following the bent that heaven has bestowed upon him, without the aid of study or art, he produces things that show how truly he spoke who said, 'Est Deus in nobis,' &c.
If we had the happiness of having invented this very veracious tale, and of being, in consequence, responsible for it before our Lady Criticism, it is not against us that the classic precept, Nec deus intersit , could be invoked.
"Then let us put up an orison." Pulling off his cap, and clasping his hands, he chanted in a shrill voice: "Benedictus dominus Deus meus, qui docet manus meas ad proelium, et digitos meos ad bellum." A strange figure he seemed to his three squires, perched on his huge horse, with his eyes upturned and the wintry sun shimmering upon his bald head.
``This is the real Deus vobiscum,'' said Wamba, as he passed the reverend brother; ``the others were but counterfeits.''
National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Guillermo Eleazar gave Tambungan and Young authority to choose officers from any police units in Metro Manila to become members of their DEUs.
"They were arrested by our DEUs during separate buy bust operations in Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte and Butuan City," the region's police chief said.