Not from the Latin pro-serpo, 'to creep forth' (used of herbs in spring), but from the Greek form Persephone, bringer of death.
Mrs. Cowdery is essentially a breather and a bringer of peace.
All rosy with delight, she quickly found in her purse a reward for Gaetano, the bringer.
When, at length, news came from the other side it was Phœbe who was the bringer of the tidings.
In other words, it is the bringer of good luck, the rejuvenator of mankind, the giver of immortality.
He could not have used that word "brought" if Rerdell had been the bringer.
He saw himself as the light of his home, bringer of brightness, lightener of dull hours.
But as a torch-bearer, as a bringer of joy, it has been a failure.
Michabo was therefore the spirit of light, and, as the dawn, the bringer of winds.
They regarded her, not as captain of war but as a bringer of good luck.
Old English bringan "to bring, bring forth, produce, present, offer" (past tense brohte, past participle broht), from Proto-Germanic *brenganan (cf. Old Frisian brenga, Middle Dutch brenghen, Old High German bringan, Gothic briggan); no exact cognates outside Germanic, but it appears to be from PIE root *bhrengk-, compound based on root *bher- (1) "to carry" (cf. Latin ferre; see infer).
The tendency to conjugate this as a strong verb on the model of sing, drink, etc., is ancient: Old English also had a rare strong past participle form, brungen, corresponding to modern colloquial brung. To bring down the house figuratively (1754) is to elicit applause so thunderous it collapses the roof.