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bird in (one's) bosom

obsolete An oath of faith, servitude, piety, or conscience that is kept guarded in one's heart, mind, and spirit. Truly, my lord, I am at your service and loyal to your name, and I shall guard the bird in my bosom till my last breath.
See also: bird, bosom

company manners

Exceptional manners; those that are preferred or required in and among polite society. One must at all times exhibit company manners if one is to make a good impression among the more influential members of society.
See also: company, manner

company manners

One's best behavior, as in George never interrupts when we have guests; he has fine company manners. This term employs company in the sense of "guests." An older variant, Tell me thy company and I'll tell thee thy manners, uses company in the sense of "companions." The current term implies that one is more mindful of politeness with invited guests.
See also: company, manner
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2 O dearest Lord, thy sacred hands with nails were pierced for me: O shed thy blessing on my hands that they may work for thee.
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I look with pride on thy sun-brown side, oh, dear old South Side
The wintry storm Blows bleaK no more on thine unshelter'd form; Thy woes are past; thou restest in the tomb; I pause - and ponder on the days to come.
Guide me, O thou great Redeemer, pilgrim through this barren land; I am weak, but thou art mighty; hold me with thy powerful hand: Bread of heaven, feed me till I want no more.
Send Thy peace O Lord, that we may think, act and speak harmoniously.
Again amid powder and smoke thy sword comes to life.
Endow with thy spirit of wisdom those to whom in Thy Name we entrust the authority of government, that there may be justice and peace at home, and that through obedience to Thy law, we may show forth Thy praise among the nations of the earth.
Thou shalt continually Refine what goes on thy desktop.
Provide Quality: Thou shalt put thy best foot forward.
Number three, for instance: "Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy; six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: but the seventh day .
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Thou shalt love and honor the Earth for it blesses thy life and governs thy survival.