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esbat

One of thirteen modern witch rituals carried out during a full-moon.
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Ainsi as tu este en reclusaige De Desconfort et Douleur de couraige, [...] Or a tourne Dieu ton dueil en esbat (French B76, ll.
[9] Hor ameli, mohammad ibn Hassan, esbat alehda benoso va mojezat, 2007.
"Contacts with Islamist factions, notably Esbat al-Ansar and Sheikh Jamal Khattab, are under way to preserve calm and restore stability in the camp," Abu Arab added.
L'Aubespine's riddle sonnet 'Pour le plus doulx esbat .
Some reports in the Lebanese media have suggested that Jund al-Sham was recently disbanded, with its members joining the more established 'Esbat al-Ansar, a Neo-Salafi group set up in Ain el-Hilweh in the 1980s and accused by the US of having links with al-Qaeda after the 9/11 attacks.
With Jessie's help, she allegedly arranged a date with Damien Echols, during which she claimed to have attended a witches' gathering, or "esbat."
The "organ" of mediation will be the lute-text, characterized here as a "virtuous" or "worthy" pleasure (honneste esbat) -- which, in such a suggestive, body-centered context, seems almost an oxymoron.
Many Palestinian groups oppose the peace process, including Hamas, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command and the Sunni fundamentalist Esbat Al-Ansar, a Palestinian-based splinter group from the Lebanese Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya.
Members of the Fatah Movement's Palestinian Armed Struggle force stopped protesters from advancing toward the soldiers, and representatives from the Popular Committees, Armed Struggle, Esbat al-Ansar and Hamas negotiated with them.
[...] icelles par esbat composant ne pretendois gloire ne louange aulcune: seulement avois esguard et intention par escript donner ce peu de soulaigement que povois es affligez et malades absens, lequel voluntiers, quand besoing est, je fays es presens qui soy aident de mon art et service.