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genesis -- (with a lowercase "g")
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Candide
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  • "Who?" said Pococurante, "that barbarian, who writes a long commentary in ten books of harsh verse on the first chapter of Genesis; that coarse imitator of the Greeks, who disfigures the Creation, and who, while Moses represents the Eternal producing the world by a word, makes the Messiah take a great pair of compasses from the armoury of heaven to circumscribe His work?

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  • When we were first dating, a Genesis song came on the radio: "She seems to have an invisible touch, yeah."
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
    The Bible  --  Genesis

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