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covenant
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Moby Dick
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  • Will he the (leviathan) make a covenant with thee?
  • But here be it premised, that owing to the unwearied activity with which of late they have been hunted over all four oceans, the Sperm Whales, instead of almost invariably sailing in small detached companies, as in former times, are now frequently met with in extensive herds, sometimes embracing so great a multitude, that it would almost seem as if numerous nations of them had sworn solemn league and covenant for mutual assistance and protection.

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  • Biblical scholars point to seven covenants described in the Bible.
  • Because the early church believed in the continuity of history and of divine activity, it included in the Christian Bible the written records of both the Old and the New covenants.
    Bible - MSN Encarta  --  http://encarta.msn.com/text_761566700___0/Bible.html(retrieved 05/21/06)

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