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  • Some report a sea-maid spawned him; some, that he was begot between two stock-fishes.
  • — Proclaim it, Provost, round about the city, If any woman wrong’d by this lewd fellow,— As I have heard him swear himself there’s one Whom he begot with child,—let her appear, And he shall marry her: the nuptial finish’d, Let him be whipp’d and hang’d.

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  • Frustration begets anger.
  • Both science and religion beget humility.
    Hugh B. Brown  --  An Abundant Life

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