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bible

meatworkers' name for omasum.
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Thick-headed commentators upon the Bible, and stupid preachers and teachers, work more damage to religion than sensible, cool-brained clergymen can fight away again, toil as they may.
I was sore distressed, Miss Grey--thank God, it's owered now--but when I took my Bible, I could get no comfort of it at all.
The prisoner then, giving the Bible to Rosa, said, --
Caedmon gladly did her bidding, and when he had been received among them, his brother monks taught to him all the Bible stories.
CECILY: "Cyrus keeps my hair in his Bible for a bookmark, so Flossie tells me.
That age will be rich indeed when those relics which we call Classics, and the still older and more than classic but even less known Scriptures of the nations, shall have still further accumulated, when the Vaticans shall be filled with Vedas and Zendavestas and Bibles, with Homers and Dantes and Shakespeares, and all the centuries to come shall have successively deposited their trophies in the forum of the world.
When will people understand that it is useless for a man to read his Bible unless he also reads everybody else's Bible?
On the contrary, from the time when Master Blifil was first possessed of this Bible, he never used any other.
After supper that night, and almost nightly for years afterwards, Tom and Arthur, and by degrees East occasionally, and sometimes one, sometimes another, of their friends, read a chapter of the Bible together, and talked it over afterwards.
There, then, with uplifted forefinger, he first put me on my guard against a considerable number of heresies, to which I had no temptation, and urged upon me to be instant in my prayers and reading of the Bible.
It came next into my mind, in the morning before I went to them, that amongst all the needful things I had to leave with them I had not left them a Bible, in which I showed myself less considering for them than my good friend the widow was for me when she sent me the cargo of a hundred pounds from Lisbon, where she packed up three Bibles and a Prayer-book.
Go, go and get the big Bible, and open it at the beginning, where everything's set down.