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A Small Act


"A Small Act": As an impoverished boy in Kenya, Chris Mburu's life was dramatically changed when an anonymous Swedish woman sponsored his primary and secondary education. Now a Harvard-educated human-rights lawyer, he hopes to replicate the generosity he once received by founding his own scholarship fund to aid a new generation. The challenges Mburu faces instituting his new program seem at times insurmountable but lead him down the path to discovery.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Päli Language (1875)

by Robert Cæsar Childers

Appam puhhakammam, a small act of virtue (B. Lot. 340). Appdni pupphini, few flowers (Dh. 253). Appo saggdya gacchati, few go to heaven (Dh. 32). Appena bahum icehati, wants much in return for little. Appabhogo, poor. Appapanho, haymg ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Phrases (1922)

Phraseological Allusions, Catchwords, Stereotyped Modes of Speech and Metaphors, Nicknames, Sobriquets, Derivations from Personal Names, Etc., with Explanations and Thousands of Exact References to Their Sources Or Early Usage by Albert Montefiore Hyamson

to perform a small act in the hope or expectation of a disproportionate result.

Google previewCompact English Dictionary

by BPI

a small act of affection or thoughtfulness 4.

Google previewBlackie’s Compact Dictionary

by Blackie

a small act of affection or thoughtfulness 4. ( Military) an erect position that a solider is commanded to take, with eyes in front, ...

Google previewGlobe Encyclopaedia of Universal Information (1878)

A small act of dishonesty will not warrant a master or mistress in branding a servant as a thief. Terms denoting criminality should be avoided ; and if a criminal act is charged against the servant, care must be taken that proof can be given.

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers

dangerous, Jesus had a following, the city was packed with pilgrims, who were celebrating the Exodus from Egypt and Israel's liberation from foreign bondage, and Jesus JESUS CHRIST JETHER had committed a small act of violence 706.

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