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  • While some were occupied with this latter duty, others were employed in dragging away the larger tubs, so soon as filled with the sperm; and when the proper time arrived, this same sperm was carefully manipulated ere going to the try-works, of which anon. It had cooled and crystallized to such a degree, that when, with several others, I sat down before a large Constantine’s bath of it, I found it strangely concreted into lumps, here and there rolling about in the liquid part.

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  • Some scholars believe the increased responsibility and power Constantine brought to Christians resulted in a conversion from being entirely pacifistic to embracing just war theory.
  • Years were to pass before its translation into English (done excellently by Constantine FitzGibbon).
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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