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" Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow ; which came up in a night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot... "
The History of the War: From the Commencement of the French Revolution to ... - Page 343
by Hewson Clarke - 1816
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - American prose literature - 1923 - 376 pages
...night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle?" THE BINDING OF FENRIS-WOLF1 SNORRI STURLUSON Two of the earliest...
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The Open Court, Volume 32

Paul Carus - Religion - 1918
...calls out to the prophet Jonah: "And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle?" (Jonah iv. 11). It is indeed of great interest to know that in their...
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Déliberations Et Mémoires de la Société Royale Du Canada

Royal Society of Canada - Humanities - 1887
...gourd is thus set forth : " And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left ? " That the Ninevites and the ancient dwellers on the Euphrates and the Tigris were a right-handed...
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Baxter's Explore the Book

J. Sidlow Baxter - Religion - 1986 - 1760 pages
...to "much cattle" in Nineveh is therefore easily understandable. The mention, in that same verse, of "six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand," means that there were some hundred and twenty thousand infants there alone. From this it...
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Illustrissimi: The Letters of Pope John Paul I

Pope John Paul I - Christianity - 2001 - 290 pages
...night and perished in a night: And should I not spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle.' The theme of universalism—which is also very clear in the prophecies...
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The Sane Society

Erich Fromm - Political Science - 1990 - 370 pages
...conscience. The God who speaks to Jonah, feeling compassion "with that great city wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand and also much cattle" speaks with the voice of the all-forgiving mother. The same polarity...
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The Bible and the Holy Fathers for Orthodox: Daily Scripture Readings and ...

Johanna Manley - Religion - 1990 - 1126 pages
...not pity Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one hundred and twenty thousand persons who not to do, I agree with the law that it is good. 17 But now, it is no livestock?" JOSHUA 5 AND JOSHUA FELL ON HIS FACE TO THE EARTH AND WORSHIPED 10 So the children of Israel...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...Corinthians 1:22 92 ... and should not I have pity on Nineveh, that great city; wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle? Jonah 4:11 93 And furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many...
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Ancient Zionism: The Biblical Origins of the National Idea

Avi Erlich - Religion - 2010 - 277 pages
...Latin pecus, cow): "And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left; and also much cattle." These are the last words of the story, an anticlimactic cattle-count tossed at Jonah. An exasperated...
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Collected Writings

Thomas Paine, Professor of History Eric Foner - History - 1995 - 906 pages
...and perished in a night, and should not I spare Nineveh that great city in which are more than three score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left." Here is both the winding up of the satire and the moral of the fable. As a satire it strikes...
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