Hamas spokesmen stand by the hospital gates and denounce the attack on Al Shejaiya as a massacre and vow to fight on.
Can you elaborate on the vow of poverty, one that all Jesuits take?
My vow was to protect against all enemies, both foreign and domestic.
The group was started in Europe back in 1776, with members taking a vow of secrecy.
Set to the tune of "I vow to Thee My Country," it finds the Royalist on the verge of patriotic tears.
Wishing to see how he would keep his vow, they caused him to recover in a short time.
And it was true I could have snatched the meat from her like a wolf, but because of my vow I would not.
I locked my jaws on that vow—I said I would never go roving any more.
The student of nature in all the ages has taken the vow of poverty.
She was to wed A son of mine by vow above her cradle, And I have buried every son save you.
c.1300, from Anglo-French and Old French vou, from Latin votum "a vow, wish, promise, dedication," noun use of neuter of votus, past participle of vovere "to promise solemnly, pledge, dedicate, vow," from PIE root *ewegwh- "to speak solemnly, vow" (cf. Sanskrit vaghat- "one who offers a sacrifice;" Greek eukhe "vow, wish," eukhomai "I pray").
c.1300, from Old French vouer, from vou (see vow (n.)). Related: Vowed; vowing.