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  • noun chemistry Symbol for helium.
  • pronoun Referring to God.


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  • He tried to keep the United States neutral after World War I broke out in 1914; his campaign slogan in 1916 was “He kept us out of war.

    Wilson, Woodrow 2002

  • In Himself, He is _He who is_; in His relation with the world, He is the absolute cause, the Creator.

    The Heavenly Father Lectures on Modern Atheism Ernest Naville

  • But all the other are expressed concretely, and in the nominative case, and in the singular number, and to every of them the single article is prefixed, translated He -- _He that teacheth -- He that exhorteth -- He that giveth -- He that ruleth_.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • Where He learned it, how He learned it, why it took the form it did, how _He_ came to give moral law to the world, where He found the words of wisdom and consolation -- the divine words of power -- for all generations, there is positively not one sentence of explanation.

    Continental Monthly , Vol. 5, No. 6, June, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy Various

  • [4] 'He cared ... sight of' (17, 18), S. emends so as to read as follows: _He (Beowulf) had not before seen the favor of the avaricious possessor.

    Beowulf An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem Lesslie [Translator] Hall

  • He shall sustain thee_; shall bear both, if thou trust Him with both, both thee and thy burden: _He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved_.

    Daily Strength for Daily Needs Mary W. Tileston

  • Listen with your heart while I remind you that He needs not your special abilities or gifts, though He will use all you have, and the more the better, but _He needs your personality as a human channel_ through which to touch the men you touch.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon

  • He lives in rapturous companionship with the glory and beauty and majesty of God in the world _He has projected from Himself_, and with this beneath him, he can rise to the very pinnacle of infinite selfhood.

    Freedom Talks No. II Julia Seton

  • The amazing truth is that not only is He willing to enter into and fill you with His very presence, but He seeks for, He wants, yes, _He needs your personality_ as a channel or medium, that living in you He may be able to do His work among the men you touch even though you may not be conscious of much that He is doing through you.

    Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon

  • If this be accepted, the sentence 'He had ... afflicted' will read: _He_

    Beowulf An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem Lesslie [Translator] Hall


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