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  • n  the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
    oblations for aid to the poor
  • n  the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist

  • Kneeling, she removed her Crown and offered the oblation which custom demands of monarchs: "An ingot or wedge of gold, of a pound weight," and "a pall or altar cloth.
  • Then U Nu handed over to newspaper editors two trunks containing his personal effects, and poured an oblation of fresh water in the Buddhist ritual that accompanies an act of .
  • I will bless Him as with an oblation.
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  • Floor
    Oblation by Kathleen Richards First, let's talk about the album art — a frosty, pastel-hued graphic of triangles and squares, pretty and modern in an early 1990s kind of way. When juxtaposed with the music on the record, however, the result is utter cognitive dissonance — doomy, sludgy, droning riffs that sound as if they were scraped off the floor of the scuzziest biker bar, blown out with ...
    May 7, 2014 - East Bay Express
  • Disc review: Floor, “Oblation”
    RockFloorOblation[Season of Mist]3 starsFlorida’s Floor is a bit like the stoner-metal version of Big Star, the revered 1970s power-pop band that couldn’t get arrested despite releasing three impeccable albums prior to breaking up, only...
    May 6, 2014 - The Buffalo News

  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Manila Times
    Before affixing her signature to the document, President Macapagal-Arroyo said: "May the minds produced by UP become modern-day exemplars of the famed Oblation, that enduring symbol of the University's offering of itself to the Filipino people."

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