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genesis -- (with a lowercase "g")
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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
  • Lindsay put on a tape and Jas and I looked at one another—it was Genesis.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • Genesis.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time

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  • —From Genesis: A Complete History of the World and the Known Universe, by Steven Horace, PhD, Harvard University
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • This was the genesis of what came to be known as New Coke.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • With a date it signifies Before Guild and identifies the Imperial dating system based on the genesis of the Spacing Guild’s monopoly.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Laboriously did he describe the genesis of the picnic.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Walter, perhaps the greatest living historian of the ANC, began to tell them about the genesis of the organization and its early days.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • And it is in the relationship, or rather the gap, between the policeman and the rest of mankind that the trouble has its genesis.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues

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  • Some traits of his mind and character may be traced back to his ancestors, but what doctrine of heredity can give us the genesis of his genius?
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • He’d made bold statements and fired off thundering salvos, but standing here on the edge of the jungle, with cicadas screeching all around and the hot afternoon sun beating on his shoulders, the notion that the genesis of a worldwide virus attack lay hidden in this abandoned concrete plant struck him as ludicrous.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Sperm, which transferred the countless, complicated individual and racial characteristics of the father to the egg, was visible only under a microscope; and even the most powerful magnification did not suffice to determine its genesis or allow it to be seen as anything but a homogeneous body—for the sperm of one animal looked like that of every other.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • [80] But the greater distinctness of American utterance, whatever its genesis and machinery, is palpable enough in many familiar situations.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • The first night I read through Genesis, the second night I read through Exodus.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • Dusk by Genesis (before Phil Collins was even in the band!).
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Genesis tells us that Eve was created from Adam’s rib.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Genesis Nine, Verse Six: ’Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed.’
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Fleming recommended Peter Gabriel, Genesis and Pink Floyd.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Revisit Genesis.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • I turned to the book of Genesis, but could not read.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Chipper had, after all, eaten the family Bible the winter before, chewed right through it from Genesis to Revelation, shredding generations of inscribed Hickams in the process.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • I like Revelations, and the book of Daniel, and Genesis and Samuel, and a little bit of Exodus, and some parts of Kings and Chronicles, and Job and Jonah.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • By means of these two, if thou bringest to mind Genesis at its beginning, it behoves mankind to obtain their livelihood and to thrive.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • GENESIS 1:28 Orleanna Price SANDERLING ISLAND, GEORGIA I MAGINE A RUIN so strange it must never have happened.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • He left behind him five or six very curious manuscripts; among others, a dissertation on this verse in Genesis, In the beginning, the spirit of God floated upon the waters.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • "There’s no reference to it in Genesis," Samuel said.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • He designed an experiment to prove Genesis was possible.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Because the author of the novel on which the film is based,John Steinbeck, knew his Book of Genesis.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • There has been much controversy on the question of the relationship between the Genesis flood and that of the Assyrian, Babylonian, and Sumerian writers.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • If we go further on in the Book of Genesis we read about the Flood and Noah’s Ark.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Her brother had mentioned the Book of Genesis and its description of the soul as Neshemah—a kind of spiritual "intelligence" that was separate from the body.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Hsi Wang Mu is the feminine aspect of the I,ord who walks in the Garden, who created man in his own image, male and female (Book of Genesis, Ez7).
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • A mere show of obedience without inner commitment would not have appeased the God of Genesis.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • There was nothing down to poor poetry,—properly speaking, that which persisted in vegetating in manuscripts,—which was not forced, in order to make something of itself, to come and frame itself in the edifice in the shape of a hymn or of prose; the same part, after all, which the tragedies of AEschylus had played in the sacerdotal festivals of Greece; Genesis, in the temple of Solomon.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • She had not thought of that, but a name suggested by a phrase in the book of Genesis came into her head as she proceeded with the baptismal service, and now she pronounced it: "SORROW, I baptize thee in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost."
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • The first sergeant moaned as he watched the thin leaves burn in sequence from Genesis to Kings, from Revelations toward Mark.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Genesis 2:17 PREFACE I’d never given much thought to how I would die — though I’d had reason enough in the last few months — but even if I had, I would not have imagined it like this.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • The very beginning of Genesis tells us that God created man in order to give him dominion over fish and fowl and all creatures.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • That a creature made—in a genealogical sense—out of a man’s rib, and in this particular case maintained in the highest respectability without any trouble of her own, should be normally in a state of contradiction to the blandest propositions and even to the most accommodating concessions, was a mystery in the scheme of things to which he had often in vain sought a clew in the early chapters of Genesis.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • Genesis 11:6-9, Revised Standard Version.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • He sounded like he was liable to go right through Genesis without a hitch.
    Ouida Sebestyen  --  Words by Heart
  • BRADY Or the miracle He achieved in seven days as described in the beautiful Book of Genesis?
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • CHAPTER 14 Am I my brother’s keeper? — Genesis IV:9 How think ye?
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • She spoke: "Everyone, please turn in your Bibles to the book of Genesis, Chapter 24."
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • This is the genesis of the "abstract.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • -GENESIS 1:28
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • Lucky could not resist making a somewhat irreverent reference to Genesis, "And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it Cesar let them swim."
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
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