- Gen. 2, 7 .
to breathe forth.
- Hexam. 4; Norm. 8, 20 .
Nǽfre mon ðæs hlúde býman abláweþ
never does a man blow the trumpet so loudly,
- Exon. 117b; Th. 451, 27 ;
- Dóm. 110 .
God ðá geworhte mannan and ableów on his ansýne líflícne blǽd God
then made man and blew into his face the breath of life,
- Hexam. 11; Norm. 18, 25 .
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