Harington is currently abroad shooting testament of Youth, a biopic of poet Vera Brittain, who will be played by Alicia Vikander.
His staying power is a testament to the poptimist adage that if someone likes something, it must have some merit.
How she managed to film this episode just weeks after his passing is a testament to her own strength.
Kempton said of the son, “He was a chosen child and a testament to a faith no less noble for having a reward no better than this.”
All that remains from his own testament is a short biography he published in 1863.
It is undoubtedly my brother-in-law's last will and testament, and, as far as I can see at a glance, it is altogether regular.
But isn't there a place in the testament somewhere about being born again?
I have just read the last "will and testament" of a little boy nine years old, who lived in Ohio.
But there was no mention of Athos in the testament of the dead.
For a testament is of force after men are dead: otherwise it is as yet of no strength, whilst the testator liveth.
late 13c., "last will disposing of property," from Latin testamentum "a will, publication of a will," from testari "make a will, be witness to," from testis "witness," from PIE *tris- "three" (see three) on the notion of "third person, disinterested witness."
Use in reference to the two divisions of the Bible (c.1300) is from Late Latin vetus testamentum and novum testamentum, loan-translations of Greek palaia diatheke and kaine diatheke. Late Latin testamentum in this case was a mistranslation of Greek diatheke, which meant both "covenant, dispensation" and "will, testament," and was used in the former sense in the account of the Last Supper (see testimony) but subsequently was interpreted as Christ's "last will."
occurs twelve times in the New Testament (Heb. 9:15, etc.) as the rendering of the Gr. diatheke, which is twenty times rendered "covenant" in the Authorized Version, and always so in the Revised Version. The Vulgate translates incorrectly by testamentum, whence the names "Old" and "New Testament," by which we now designate the two sections into which the Bible is divided. (See BIBLE.)