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damaris in the Bible

a heifer, an Athenian woman converted to Christianity under the preaching of Paul (Acts 17:34). Some have supposed that she may have been the wife of Dionysius the Areopagite.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • But damaris dreamed on, the gold thread loose between her fingers.

    Sir Mortimer Mary Johnston
  • "Ay, but they do though," the girl called damaris said, as she drew close to where we sat.

    Yule Logs Various
  • damaris repeated her question, and he answered it with relish.

    Sir Mortimer Mary Johnston
  • damaris gurgled at Miles with a provokingly wide-awake crow.

    Soldier Rigdale Beulah Marie Dix
  • Constance was always right, always the most lovable, the most delightful person whom damaris knew.

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • damaris occurs in Arizona, and thence ranges south into Venezuela.

    The Butterfly Book William Jacob Holland
  • But upstairs, in the small room that she and damaris shared, his "sunshine" was blurred by a swift rain of tears.

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • "Here come Father, and the captain, and dear John," said little damaris.

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart
  • damaris moved also, groping with her hands for the chair beside the table.

    Sir Mortimer Mary Johnston
  • Is not that packet in damaris's hammock Father's packet of valuable papers?

    A Pilgrim Maid Marion Ames Taggart

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