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In his preface, Solomon suggests that other movements can learn from this one.
By contrast, Solomon can tell us a great deal about what really changed the country—because at key moments, he was there.
Solomon had been contacted by MSF, to ask if he or the mother could help care for Anne Marie at the ETU.
It was the very day her father, Solomon, was discharged from the ETU.
During a night operation in the Solomon Islands in 1943, the patrol torpedo boat he commanded was rammed by a Japanese destroyer.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The writer says that this was when Solomon was old, his wives having then turned away his heart after other gods.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Tribes, allotment of land to the, 36 ff.discontented under Solomon, 174.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
He bound the dagger of Tīmūs firmly to his waist and hung the Scorpion of Solomon round his neck.The Brown Fairy Book|Andrew Lang
But burial-grounds are not the only sanctuaries in the Solomon Islands.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)|Sir James George Frazer
Solomon Smellie, of Scotland Yard, had yet his way to make in the world.Boycotted|Talbot Baines Reed
British Dictionary definitions for solomon
Word Origin and History for solomon
masc. proper name, Biblical name of David's son, king of Judah and Israel and wisest of all men, from Greek Solomon, from Hebrew Sh'lomoh, from shelomo "peaceful," from shalom "peace." The Arabic form is Suleiman. The common medieval form was Salomon (Vulgate, Tyndale, Douai); Solomon was used in Geneva Bible and KJV. Used allusively for "a wise ruler" since 1550s. Related: Solomonic; Solomonian. The Solomon Islands were so named 1568 by Spanish explorers in hopeful expectation of having found the source of the gold brought to King Solomon in I Kings ix:29.
Culture definitions for solomon
In the Old Testament, a Hebrew king, son and successor of David. The “wisdom of Solomon” is proverbial. Solomon is also known for his many wives, for his splendor and wealth, and for building the Temple at Jerusalem (see also Jerusalem).