Pray, n:. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
Divine Epigrams: To our Lord, upon the Water Made Wine
by Richard Crashaw
Thou water turn'st to wine, fair friend of life,
Thy foe, to cross the sweet arts of thy reign,
Distills from thence the tears of wrath and strife,
And so turns wine to water back again.