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genesis

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Definition the coming into being
  • She spoke: "Everyone, please turn in your Bibles to the book of Genesis, Chapter 24."
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • Genesis IV:9 How think ye?
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • 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
  • 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
  • Genesis Nine, Verse Six: 'Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed.'
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The first night I read through Genesis, the second night I read through Exodus.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • Such, O son of Hur! is the genesis of the beautiful, as they tell it on the Nile.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Lindsay put on a tape and Jas and I looked at one another—it was Genesis.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • Fleming recommended Peter Gabriel, Genesis and Pink Floyd.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • 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
  • This was the genesis of what came to be known as New Coke.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • A mere show of obedience without inner commitment would not have appeased the God of Genesis.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Genesis tells us that Eve was created from Adam's rib.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • 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
  • " "There's no reference to it in Genesis," Samuel said.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • 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
  • 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
  • If we go further on in the Book of Genesis we read about the Flood and Noah's Ark.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • Dusk by Genesis (before Phil Collins was even in the band!
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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