It's the oldest bond there is, old enough to keep the mating bond from shifting when she wins her deal.
The inspirations which the prophet receives by angelic messengers are compared with the irradiation of intellectual light, which the philosopher wins by contemplation of truth and increasing purity of life.
There a man wins local fame as an ascetic with abnormal powers, or a wife, because Alcestis-like she sacrificed herself for her husband and immolated herself on his pyre.
If the player declaring Nap wins he receives double stakes all round; if he loses he only pays single stakes all round.
His eloquence was of the vehement order; but it wins hearers and readers by the strength of its passion, the energy of its truth, the pregnancy and elegance of its expression, just as much as it repels them by its heat without light, its sophistical argumentaiions, and its elaborate hair-splittings.
The noble of the large country, on the other hand, the rural noble, as he commonly will be, is a member of an order, but he is hardly a member of a corporation; he is isolated; he acts apart from the rest of the body and wins powers for himself apart from the rest of the body.
And just because God attains and wins and finds this uniqueness, all our lives win in our union with Him the individuality which is essential to their true meaning.
Here again the story of the man with two brides is not new, but the three characters of the story are so dealt with that each wins the reader's sympathy.
Everyone wins in trade, because goods are reallocated in a way that increases utility to all parties involved.
As Christianity wins the day, a new objection is raised to it.