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gentile
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Bleak House
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  • "We have here among us, my friends," says Chadband, "a Gentile and a heathen, a dweller in the tents of Tom-all-Alone’s and a mover-on upon the surface of the earth.

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  • Jews often suffered discrimination in gentile institutions in those days.
  • The Bible records Jesus instructing his twelve apostles to teach the Jews and Paul to teach the gentiles.

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