from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Born of the Virgin: an epithet applied to Jesus Christ by Milton.
  • In zoology, born from an unfecun-dated female by a process of internal gemmation, as a plant-louse.


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  • Even if Muslims and Evangelicals differ in some understandings of Jesus, both affirm Jesus as a virgin-born prophet and Messiah whose message is preserved in what Muslims call the Injil or "Gospel" and Christians identify as the New Testament.

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  • Together we believe in the virgin-born son, who died on the cross and was resurrected on Easter Sunday — really resurrected, like The Washington Post could have reported it.

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  • Christianity was founded by the virgin-born son of God, Jesus Christ.

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  • From Mithraism Christ takes the symbolic keys of heaven and assumes the function of the virgin-born Saoshayant, the destroyer of the Evil One…11

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  • There was a little while yet to wait before Matins began at the midnight hour, the celebration of God made flesh, virgin-born and wonderful.

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  • Like the birth of Rome itself, whose obscure foundation, according to the beautiful myth, was laid by the outcast son of a Vestal Virgin, the kingdom of the despised virgin-born Jesus of Nazareth that cometh not with observation, stole unawares, amid the meanest circumstances, into the very heart of the Roman world.

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  • Tshingiz-Khan is said to be virgin-born; that, word for word, Scythianus is Sak; that Sakya Muni (compare it with Manes) is a name of Buddha.

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  • Having ascribed to the imaginary incarnations of God Sol the characteristics of heaven-descending, virgin-born, earth-walking, wonder-working, dying, resuscitated and ascending sons of God, the ancient Astrologers attached to them the several titles of Saviour,

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  • Horus, and Tammuz, all virgin-born gods, were saviors and suffered death.

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