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God

theophobia.
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As he talks cleverly, we find him a godsend in this dull place.
It is needless to say I rejoiced over this godsend, and my joy was not less than my wonder as I strove to imagine how this good fortune could have come to us, but to me specially; for the evident unwillingness to drop the reed for any but me showed that it was for me the favour was intended.
The young Frenchman greeted him with ardor, and assured him that he was a godsend. He himself was in the worst of humors and he wanted some one to contradict.
"It would be a godsend to be the sort who permits oneself to do such things," she told herself, a suggestion of a smile touching her lips, and mentally she sent dish after dish at him, watching them fall shattered to the floor.
"You come as a godsend," said Richard, "for I have seen nobody here yet but Vholes.
Well, the Mar- tians will just be a godsend to these.
"What a godsend this would be for his Majesty, who is seeking everywhere for brave fellows to recruit for his Musketeers!"
It is all very well to talk, but when you are stationed in a sleepy village where no one ever murders, or robs, or commits arson, or even gets drunk and disorderly in the street, a puppy without a collar is simply a godsend. A man must look out for himself.
They must always be a godsend to princes, for they confront them, a king to a king, without ducking or concession, and give a high nature the refreshment and satisfaction of resistance, of plain humanity, of even companionship and of new ideas.
What a very godsend is the perfect hansom to the man or woman in a hurry!
The incident would have been a godsend to the Press a few weeks later.