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  • Dholahtaf, but is now known as the Cherra-Saadeh, and is in the popular tradition said to have been excavated by a man from Basra at the behest of a woman of Hit whom he desired to make his wife.
  • The census unwillingly carried out by Joab at the behest of David related exclusively to the fighting men of the community, and the dire consequences ascribed to it were quoted in reprobation of such inquiries as late as the middle of the 18th century.
  • Has, a behest, connected with hatan = Ger.
  • Having one of those strong wills which know no obstacles, he obeyed the behests of his genius and entered Bouchardon's studio.
  • Lady Jane relinquished her crown to Mary at her father's behest on July 19, 1553.

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