To receive that call, Stephen, said the priest, is the greatest honour that the Almighty God can bestow upon a man.
He bestowed them in his pockets with feigned composure and suffered the friendly teller, to whom his father chatted, to take his hand across the broad counter and wish him a brilliant career in after life.
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bestow blessings upon the marriage
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.