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General Crossword Questions for “gabriel”

  • Angel making girl eat cheese
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Encyclopedia

  • Christians of the Catholic traditions refer to him as Gabriel the Archangel. Islam believes that Gabriel was the medium through whom God revealed the Qur'an to Muhammad, and that he sent a message to most prophets, if not all, revealing their obligations. — “Gabriel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Encyclopedic article on rock singer Peter Gabriel. Includes his early history with Genesis, solo career, and recent work. — “Peter Gabriel - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Gabriel Urbain Fauré (pronounced: [ɡabʁiɛl yʁbɛ̃ fɔʁe]; 12 May 1845[n 1]– 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th century composers. — “Gabriel Fauré - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "Oh, what a pig I am, not to have written and to have given them such a fright! Oh, what a pig I am!" he repeated, flushing suddenly. "Well, have you sent Gabriel for some wine? All right let's have some!" — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Pope and Cardinals, Intent on these, ne'er journey but in thought To Nazareth, where Gabriel op'd his wings. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • The first was a will, drawn in the same eccentric terms as the one which he had returned six months before, to serve as a testament in case of death and as a deed of gift in case of disappearance; but, in place of the name of Edward Hyde, the lawyer, with indescribable amazement, read the name of Gabriel John Utterson. — “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Believe he does some literary work for the Express with Gabriel Conroy. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • The most effective fact in oratory is an unexpected change in the voice. Mr. Gabriel Syme evidently understood oratory. Having said these first formal words in a moderated tone and with a brief simplicity, he made his next word ring and volley in the vault as if one of the guns had gone off. — “The Man who was Thursday” by GK Chesterton
  • The raff and scum go there to be maintained like able-bodied paupers, and to be taken special care of by the angel Gabriel when they die. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot

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