Great Spirit


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Great Spirit

n.
The principal deity in the religion of many Native American peoples.
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They replied that it was a sacred day with them, and the Great Spirit would be angry should they devote it to hunting.
Then she spoke to him and said, 'The Great Spirit felt sorry for you, because you would not be comforted, so he let me come back to you, but you must not stretch out your hand to touch me till we have seen the rest of our people.
It was as though all the land had been smeared with the bloody hand of the Great Spirit, of the Umkulunkulu.
Molly answered with great spirit, "And what is this mighty place which you have got for me, father?
Valor grew strong again, and the little boys began to swear with great spirit.
The Dutch landed, and gave my people the fire- water; they drank until the heavens and the earth seemed to meet, and they foolishly thought they had found the Great Spirit.
I said; how shall we find a gentle nature which has also a great spirit, for the one is the contradiction of the other?
Its origin and nature were wrapped in mystery, and they conceived it an evil inflicted upon them by the Great Spirit, or brought among them by the white men.
She told the story, however, with great spirit among her friends; for she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous.
The eye of the Great Spirit can see from the clouds— the bosom of Mohegan is bare
Pancras, and a young baker's boy made sarcastic comments upon his appearance, the youthful patrician pulled off his dandy jacket with great spirit, and giving it in charge to the friend who accompanied him (Master Todd, of Great Coram Street, Russell Square, son of the junior partner of the house of Osborne and Co.
When man is shut up in towns and schools, with his own follies, it may be easy to believe himself greater than the Master of Life; but a warrior, who lives in a house with the clouds for its roof, where he can at any moment look both at the heavens and at the earth, and who daily sees the power of the Great Spirit, should be more humble.

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