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  • 49:31 There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.†   (source)
  • 35:27 And Jacob came unto Isaac his father unto Mamre, unto the city of Arbah, which is Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac sojourned.†   (source)
  • 35:11 And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins; 35:12 And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy seed after thee will I give the land.†   (source)
  • 48:15 And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God which fed me all my life long unto this day, 48:16 The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.†   (source)
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  • Abraham Maslow, I present to you Augustus Waters, whose existential curiosity dwarfed that of his well-fed, well-loved, healthy brethren.†   (source)
  • They both claim Abraham as theirs.†   (source)
  • His name was Abraham Portman.†   (source)
  • God asked Abraham to sacrifice his child!†   (source)
  • Maybe they were angels from heaven, like in the Bible when the angels talk to Abraham and to Mary and to Jesus and everybody.†   (source)
  • "Hello there, Abraham," he said with a smile.†   (source)
  • "He was bitten," says Abraham.†   (source)
  • That fortunate encounter over the safe resulted in my father becoming one of the first Jewish workers at the company Schindler initially leased and then, in November 1939, took over from a bankrupt Jewish businessman named Abraham Bankier.†   (source)
  • A filthy son of Abraham.†   (source)
  • She had no idea, for instance, that the Qur'an was filled with the same people as the Bible—Moses, Mary, Abraham, Pharaoh, even Jesus.†   (source)
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  • I found myself intrigued with the basic theories of survival traits, as written by Dr. Abraham Maslow.†   (source)
  • It could have been Abraham's.†   (source)
  • —LETTER OF CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATE ABRAHAM CLARK TO ELIAS DAYTON†   (source)
  • Then we read that God made a covenant with Abraham and his seed.†   (source)
  • The Book of Abraham the Mage?†   (source)
  • It always has been, since Abraham.†   (source)
  • Had not God Himself commanded Abraham to take his son Isaac up upon the mountain?†   (source)
  • Her full Christian name is Rachel Rebeccah, so she feels free to take after Rebekah, the virgin at the well, who is said in Genesis to be "a damsel very fair" and was offered marriage presents of golden earbobs right off the bat, when Abraham's servant spied her fetching up the water.†   (source)
  • To make sure these properties were constant throughout the park, Burnham had his chief engineer, Abraham Gottlieb, test locations earmarked for other buildings.†   (source)
  • And, like Abraham, I want to offer him up to You As I lay on the neat hospital bed, a wave of peace slowly washed over me, and I slept.†   (source)
  • These were important men, famous men, Yetta knew that: Meyer Landon, the socialist lawyer; Abraham Cahan, editor of the Forward, Benjamin Feigenbaum, a union leader ...And the most impressive speaker of all, Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor.†   (source)
  • Why do more than 250,000 people follow Farrah Abraham on Twitter to find out the details of her boob job?†   (source)
  • At the same time, a grandmother in New Mexico named Lois Abraham was thinking along the same lines as Jane.†   (source)
  • Within the confines of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, all the tribes of Abraham were represented and I felt no more foreign than my patients or the staff.†   (source)
  • At last he said, God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son on an altar much like this one, to see who it was that Abraham loved more, Isaac or God.†   (source)
  • Abraham Linguin' and George Washingmachine.†   (source)
  • The feast commemorates the day when God ordered Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac, but spared the boy by providing a lamb instead.†   (source)
  • Some days later, after Martha Washington arrived, they would establish a country residence at a beautiful estate overlooking the Hudson River, the Abraham Mortier house (later known as Richmond Hill) two miles north, beyond the city limits.†   (source)
  • Gently, he turned the animal's head toward Mecca as Sher Takhi chanted the story of Allah asking Abraham to sacrifice his son, before allowing him to substitute a ram after he passed his test of loyalty.†   (source)
  • Abraham was looking at him.†   (source)
  • The land of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob should be built by Jewish goyim, by contaminated men?†   (source)
  • But it must be the kind of faith that Abraham had, wherein he "staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief.†   (source)
  • Pilar Puente I'm trying on French-style garters and push-up brassieres in the dressing room of Abraham & Straus when I think I hear his voice.†   (source)
  • Lincoln is a hero to the slaves—"Father Abraham"—guiding them to the promised land with the Emancipation Proclamation.†   (source)
  • They submitted themselves to their own husbands, like Sarah, who obeyed Abraham and called him her lord.†   (source)
  • * Mr. Abraham Yate, an opponent of the Constitution, is of this number.†   (source)
  • The story was about Abraham and his son, Isaac.†   (source)
  • A Minnesota corporal wrote approvingly to his wife: "Abraham 'has gone and done it' at last.†   (source)
  • She told me that she still very much believed in God and once she asked me if I did not believe in Him too—the Christian God—just as she believed in her God, the God of Abraham.†   (source)
  • Like unto the children of Abraham in the Persian furnace!†   (source)
  • Out of the house of David, the son of Abraham.†   (source)
  • She explained that God was testing him ....like the Bible story of Abraham ....a test of his faith.†   (source)
  • What would have happened if Abraham had loved his son more than he loved .†   (source)
  • The two that are one and the one that is all the very first prophecy Abraham speaks of.†   (source)
  • This covenant—or pact—was that Abraham and all his seed would keep the Lord's commandments.†   (source)
  • Abraham as in Lincoln: it had amused Crake to name his Crakers after eminent historical figures.†   (source)
  • My granddaddy used ta say Abraham Ravenwood musta made a deal with the Devil that night.†   (source)
  • "They're opening up the Superdome, Abraham," Dad called after him.†   (source)
  • Of course he's Abraham Portman's grandson.†   (source)
  • But I was there when Abraham the Mage set down the first words of power in the Book.†   (source)
  • Like many of the extraordinary things to come, it involved my grandfather, Abraham Portman.†   (source)
  • No. Something I've been playing with called The Abraham Problem.†   (source)
  • Abraham had a brother, lived there with him, and he just up and disappeared that night.†   (source)
  • "Here is your fish, oh Snowman," says one of the men, the one called Abraham.†   (source)
  • In exchange God promised to protect all the children of Abraham.†   (source)
  • The Book of Abraham was full of what he had first assumed to be stories, legends, myths and tales.†   (source)
  • The correct answer for Abraham was obedience, thought Sol.†   (source)
  • I'm Abraham Portman's grandson, I would say.†   (source)
  • I have to keep reminding myself that all three religions stem from Abraham.†   (source)
  • The Book of Abraham the Mage, Flamel clarified.†   (source)
  • When did you realize Abraham was telling you the truth?†   (source)
  • The correct answer for Abraham's children was to become adults and to offer themselves instead.†   (source)
  • When Abraham left to fight in the war, he took all our hearts with him, but Miss Bloom's especially.†   (source)
  • But it says, "Then Abraham put forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son."†   (source)
  • Dee knew of the famous prophecy from the Book of Abraham the Mage.†   (source)
  • Was Abraham making predictions in the Codex, or was he simply writing down what he had somehow seen?†   (source)
  • When the time came, God stayed Abraham's hand.†   (source)
  • I found Abraham at a camp for displaced persons on the mainland.†   (source)
  • God must have looked into his soul and seen that Abraham was ready to slay Isaac.†   (source)
  • Greed, jealousy and the Codex, the Book of Abraham the Mage, Flamel answered.†   (source)
  • One day he bought a very special book: the Book of Abraham.†   (source)
  • "I'm interested in the story of Abraham," interrupted Sol.†   (source)
  • You say you knew Abraham you know then how accurate his prophecies and foretellings were.†   (source)
  • The Book of Abraham the Mage, she whispered, leaning forward, but not approaching the book.†   (source)
  • There are some things you must know first about the Book of Abraham the Mage.†   (source)
  • The Abraham Portman I knew never did a single thing to help us.†   (source)
  • An angel had arrived to stop Abraham just before the old man sacrificed his son.†   (source)
  • After their marriage, Rabbi Abraham Gershon tried to improve his brother-in-law's education.†   (source)
  • Jacob where are you say something The headstone reads: ABRAHAM EZRA PORTMAN.†   (source)
  • When she saw Abraham's servant at the well, she drew water for him to drink.†   (source)
  • Abraham was old and about to die, but he wanted to find a wife for Isaac.†   (source)
  • Max squinted at the painting, trying to make out Abraham's face beneath the shiny elixir.†   (source)
  • Mesopotamia was Abraham's homeland and he wanted Isaac to have a wife from there.†   (source)
  • The miracle, at least in that time and in that place, was that Jesus—a peasant, a Jew, a nobody in an empire ruled exclusively by somebodies—was the son of that God, the all-powerful God of Abraham and Moses.†   (source)
  • It was believed to be the exact knife used by Abraham at the Akedah—the near sacrifice of his son Isaac on Mount Moriah—as depicted in Genesis.†   (source)
  • In August, Burnham's chief structural engineer, Abraham Gottlieb, made a startling disclosure: He had failed to calculate wind loads for the fair's main buildings.†   (source)
  • The fact that the Qur'an repeatedly reaches out to the other, related faiths, knocked her flat: We have believed in God and what has been sent forth to us, and what was sent forth to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Tribes and what was given the Prophets from their Lord; we separate and divide not between any one of them; and we are the ones who submit to Him.†   (source)
  • Eerily, the video included a biblical reference to human sacrifice ...."the submission of Abraham to the Supreme Being by proffering Isaac, his firstborn son."†   (source)
  • The preacher told the story of Abraham taking Isaac up the mountain and of his willingness to sacrifice him—the person Abraham loved most in life.†   (source)
  • Basically, this guy Abraham Maslow became famous for his theory that certain needs must be met before you can even have other kinds of needs.†   (source)
  • All you filthy sons of Abraham!†   (source)
  • In the very first degree, Masons celebrated "the most august gift ever offered to God ....the submission of Abraham to the volitions of the supreme being by proffering Isaac, his firstborn ...."†   (source)
  • I'm a filthy son of Abraham.†   (source)
  • Filthy pigs of Abraham!†   (source)
  • A filthy son of Abraham!†   (source)
  • The belief is that God intervenes in the course of history—even that history exists in order that God may manifest his will in the world, just as he once led Abraham to the "Promised Land," he leads mankind's steps through history to the Day of Judgment.†   (source)
  • "For those of you who haven't already had the pleasure of meeting him," she announced, "this is Abraham's grandson, Jacob.†   (source)
  • Ethically, Abraham was a child himself.†   (source)
  • —Perhaps this is part of the lesson which Abraham needed to learn before he could be father to the blessed of the nations of the earth.†   (source)
  • Can that be Abraham's answer to God?†   (source)
  • Yesterday Hekate said she was there when Abraham created it and that would have been at least ten thousand years ago.†   (source)
  • I realized at that instant just how surely the affirmation of demons or the summoning of Satan somehow can affirm the reality of their mystic antithesis-the God of Abraham.†   (source)
  • But if the Elder Race the gods of mythology and legend could neither handle nor look upon the book, then what was Abraham, its creator?†   (source)
  • In fact, the idea that it was the obedience of Abraham which allowed him to become the father of all the tribes of Israel was precisely what drove Sol into fits of fury.†   (source)
  • Once a long time ago we were simple people, but then I bought a book, the Book of Abraham the Mage, usually called the Codex.†   (source)
  • You have the choice of Abraham!†   (source)
  • Sol set aside the book he was working on-an analysis of Kierkegaard's theories of ethics as compromise morality as applied to the legal machinery of the Hegemony-and concentrated on collecting arcane data on time, on Hyperion, and on the story of Abraham.†   (source)
  • I am working with the Elders, he continued, and yes, I am looking for the last two pages from the Book of Abraham the Mage, commonly called the Codex.†   (source)
  • I advocated that every single page should be separated from the others and dropped into the nearest volcano, and Abraham along with it.†   (source)
  • But the Elders were driven out from this paradise by the foolish superstition of the mad Abraham and the spells in the Codex.†   (source)
  • Because Abraham had the gift of Sight.†   (source)
  • I would imagine that by now they know or at least suspect that Sophie and Josh are the twins mentioned in the Book of Abraham.†   (source)
  • And now, here was Hekate, who was ten thousand and more years old, saying she had been around when the mysterious Abraham the Mage had composed the Book.†   (source)
  • It was Abraham's ultimate joke.†   (source)
  • The rumor quickly went around that he had discovered the two great secrets of alchemy in the Book of Abraham: how to create a philosopher's stone, which changed ordinary metal into gold, and how to achieve immortality.†   (source)
  • That night, he learned of the Elder Race and how they had been forced from the world of men by the magic in the Book of Abraham the Mage, a book that was currently in the possession of Nicholas Flamel.†   (source)
  • Finally, when it became clear that these wars might destroy the planet, the mysterious Abraham, using a powerful collection of spells, forced all of the Elder Race even those who supported the humani to retreat from the earth.†   (source)
  • ABRAHAM STOCKWELL 1762-1851†   (source)
  • As a heroic young lieutenant colonel in the French and Indian War, he had led a detachment of light infantry up the steep embankments of Quebec in the first light of dawn to make way for the army of General James Wolfe to defeat the French under Montcalm on the Plains of Abraham.†   (source)
  • For some reason, we always talk about Abraham, the father of our faith, but nobody ever mentions Sarah, the mother of our faith.†   (source)
  • I believe that Sarah, the mother of our faith, should be revered as much as Abraham, the father of our faith.†   (source)
  • His brother-in-law, Rabbi Abraham Gershon, finally regretted his cruelty and asked Israel and Hannah to return to Brody.†   (source)
  • With a disdainful glance at Peg, Augur scraped the brush around the cauldron's rim and dabbed it on Abraham's face.†   (source)
  • He came to be regarded as a wise and holy man, and one day the father of Rabbi Abraham Gershon of the city of Brody came to him and asked him to settle a business dispute he had with another man.†   (source)
  • Abraham appeared surprised; the knife fell from one hand as he covered the son's eyes with the other.†   (source)
  • The father of Hannah died, and Israel traveled to Brody, to the house of the great Rabbi Abraham Gershon, Hannah's brother, in order to claim his bride.†   (source)
  • Professor Abraham Flesser was my logic teacher, an avowed empiricist and an enemy of what he called "obscurantist Continental philosophies," which, he explained, included everything that had happened in German philosophy from Fichte to Heidegger, with the exception of Vaihinger and one or two others.†   (source)
  • David retrieved two posters from his desk: one was a Vermeer of a girl reading a letter; the other was a Rembrandt depicting Abraham's sacrifice of his son, Isaac.†   (source)
  • ship chandler, who even at the age of six wore in her lovely hooded eyes the vaguely disconsolate, largely inscrutable mystery of her race; and then later I experienced a grander empathy with Jewish folk which, I am persuaded, is chiefly available to those Southerners shattered for years and years by rock-hard encounter with the anguish of Abraham and Moses' stupendous quest and the Psalmist's troubled hosannas and the abyssal vision of Daniel and all the other revelations, bittersweet confections, tall tales and beguiling horrors of the Protestant/Jewish Bible.†   (source)
  • Has any man here heard the command which came to Abraham, that he must make his son a living sacrifice on God's altar?†   (source)
  • Job bore them witness, and Abraham was their father, Moses had elected to suffer with them rather than glory in sin for a season.†   (source)
  • Climbing to the second floor, she began to wonder what she would wear; the weather had become brisk and she contemplated which item among their elaborate "costumery" might be appropriate for the October woodlands, then suddenly she remembered a lightweight tweed suit Nathan had bought her at Abraham & Straus only two weeks before.†   (source)
  • And hear Paul, who had been Saul, a persecutor of the redeemed, struck down on the road to Damascus, and going forth to preach the gospel: 'And if ye be Christ's, then ye are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise!'†   (source)
  • Gigantic they were, Moses and Abraham and Jacob, and the others in the earth's youth.†   (source)
  • Thus Abraham was deserted in the cave, without a nurse, and he began to wail.†   (source)
  • Abraham said to him, "And art thou, indeed, he that is called Death?"†   (source)
  • The babe she bore was our father Abraham.†   (source)
  • And Abraham said to Death, "Show us thy corruption."†   (source)
  • Abraham, as we have seen, arrived at the knowledge of the One God.†   (source)
  • From Adam the teaching passed to Noah, and from Noah to Abraham.†   (source)
  • He answered, and said, "I am the bitter name," but Abraham answered, "I will not go with thee."†   (source)
  • With one exception, John Hanks, who turned Republican in 1860, Abraham was the only member of the Lincoln or Hanks families who deserted the Democratic Party.†   (source)
  • Before Abraham was, I AM.†   (source)
  • Because the fate was on her too: the same old Abraham who was so old and weak now nobody would want him in the flesh on any debt; maybe he didn't even have to wait for that Christmas to see her to know this; maybe that's what it was that came out of the three months of Henry's talking that he heard without listening to: I am not hearing about a young girl, a virgin; I am hearing about a narro†   (source)
  • the old Abraham full of years and weak and incapable now of further harm, caught at last and the captains and the collectors saying, 'Old man, we don't want you' and Abraham would say, 'Praise the Lord, I have raised about me sons to bear the burden of mine iniquities and persecutions; yea, perhaps even to restore my flocks and herds from the hand of the ravisher: that I might rest mine eyes upon my goods and chattels, upon the generations of them and of my descendants increased an hundred fold as my soul goeth out from me.†   (source)
  • But some time during his eighteenth or nineteenth year Abraham went through a political conversion, became a National Republican, and cast his first vote, in 1832, for Henry Clay.†   (source)
  • All the servants of Abraham, looking at the fierce mien of Death, died, but Abraham prayed to the Lord, and he raised them up.†   (source)
  • And Death said unto Abraham: "Think not, Abraham, that this beauty is mine, or that I come thus to every man.†   (source)
  • The popular Hebrew legend of the birth of father Abraham supplies an example of the frankly supernatural infant exile.†   (source)
  • While sitting under the oak of Mamre, Abraham perceived a flashing of light and a smell of sweet odor, and turning around he saw Death coming toward him in great glory and beauty.†   (source)
  • Abraham let some of it slip from him while he was in Egypt, and that is why this sublime wisdom can now be found in reduced form in the myths and philosophies of the gentiles.†   (source)
  • As the looks of Death were not able to cause Abraham's soul to depart from him, God removed the soul of Abraham as in a dream, and the archangel Michael took it up into heaven.†   (source)
  • It was about this time that Terah espoused the mother of Abraham and she was with child.... When her time approached, she left the city in great terror and wandered toward the desert, walking along the edge of a valley, until she happened across a cave.†   (source)
  • Sigmund Freud, Carl G. Jung, Wilhelm Stekel, Otto Rank, Karl Abraham, Geza R6heim, and many others have within the past few decades developed a vastly documented modern lore of dream and myth interpretation; and though the doctors differ among themselves, they are united into one great modern movement by a considerable body of common principles.†   (source)
  • After great praise and glory had been given to the Lord by the angels who brought Abraham's soul, and after Abraham bowed down to worship, then came the voice of God, saying thus: "Take My friend Abraham into Paradise, where are the tabernacles of My righteous ones and the abodes of My saints Isaac and Jacob in his bosom, where there is no trouble, nor grief, nor sighing, but peace and rejoicing and life unending.†   (source)
  • God asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac on Mount Montezuma.†   (source)
  • It's to you, Abraham Gray—it's to you I am speaking.†   (source)
  • I did not, your Honour; I swear it by Abraham ...†   (source)
  • "Yes; and we'll all claim kin!" said Abraham brightly from under the bedstead.†   (source)
  • "Yours the most faithful, "Abraham Van Helsing."†   (source)
  • "Yes," said little Abraham, brightly, from the window-bench; "and I seed it!†   (source)
  • LETTER, ABRAHAM VAN HELSING, MD, DPh, D. Lit, ETC, ETC, TO DR. SEWARD†   (source)
  • Left to his reflections Abraham soon grew drowsy.†   (source)
  • "Is he gone to heaven?" asked Abraham, between the sobs.†   (source)
  • When Abraham realized all, the furrows of fifty years were extemporized on his young face.†   (source)
  • "Abraham," she said to her little brother, "do you put on your hat—you bain't afraid?†   (source)
  • In the shades of the wet road she soon discerned her mother with tall 'Liza-Lu and Abraham.†   (source)
  • They mounted in front of the waggon, and Abraham grew reflective.†   (source)
  • Abraham, like his parents, seemed to have been limed and caught by the ensnaring inn.†   (source)
  • Now, Tess and 'Liza and Abraham, you help me.†   (source)
  • I think I could go if Abraham could go with me to kip me company.†   (source)
  • Her mother, 'Liza-Lu, and Abraham were also awake, but the younger children were let sleep on.†   (source)
  • Thanks to human dung, the earth in China is still as young as in the days of Abraham.†   (source)
  • Abraham and Moses were strangers in the land, and we are told to entertain strangers.†   (source)
  • There was a frontispiece to the volume, representing Abraham sacrificing Isaac.†   (source)
  • In the years since Father Abraham, what have they achieved?†   (source)
  • Round and round, Abraham here, Isaac and Jacob yonder, God in the middle.†   (source)
  • It is a relic of idolatry, forbidden every believing son and daughter of Abraham.†   (source)
  • For a child of Abraham there is no glory except in the Lord's ways, and in them there is much glory.†   (source)
  • "Holy father Abraham!" cried Ben-Hur; "a Roman kinder to an Israelite than his own kin!†   (source)
  • I have been in the stables of the emperor, Malluch, but, by our father Abraham of blessed memory!†   (source)
  • He was a Jew; could it be that the excellences were for all the world but children of Abraham?†   (source)
  • Put up thy shekels, lest Abraham rise and smite thee.†   (source)
  • The austere devotee of military duty, letting himself melt back into what remains primeval in our formalized humanity, may in the end have caught Billy to his heart even as Abraham may have caught young Isaac on the brink of resolutely offering him up in obedience to the exacting behest.†   (source)
  • If it's the Mr. Abraham North, the one we know, well, if he was in Paris last night we weren't aware of it.†   (source)
  • I stood there, not daring to move; he was still confronting us, an immense figure in his white nightshirt, crowned with the pink and violet scarf of Indian cashmere in which, since he had begun to suffer from neuralgia, he used to tie up his head, standing like Abraham in the engraving after Benozzo Gozzoli which M. Swann had given me, telling Sarah that she must tear herself away from Isaac.†   (source)
  • Yes, Abraham.†   (source)
  • MEMORANDUM BY ABRAHAM VAN HELSING†   (source)
  • There was a sudden scuffle, a sound of blows, and out burst Abraham Gray with a knife cut on the side of the cheek, and came running to the captain like a dog to the whistle.†   (source)
  • "Here, you ...Aaron, Moses, Abraham, or whatever your confounded name may be," he said to the old man, who had quietly stood beside his lean nag, as far away from the soldiers as possible.†   (source)
  • The captain sat down to his log, and here is the beginning of the entry: Alexander Smollett, master; David Livesey, ship's doctor; Abraham Gray, carpenter's mate; John Trelawney, owner; John Hunter and Richard Joyce, owner's servants, landsmen—being all that is left faithful of the ship's company—with stores for ten days at short rations, came ashore this day and flew British colours on the log-house in Treasure Island.†   (source)
  • "I heard your Honour," protested the Jew again, while he tried to draw nearer to Chauvelin, "and I swear by Abraham, Isaac and Jacob that I would obey your Honour most absolutely, and that I would not move from this place until your Honour once more deigned to shed the light of your countenance upon your humble servant; but remember, your Honour, I am a poor man; my nerves are not as strong as those of a young soldier.†   (source)
  • Madame," he said this very solemnly, "if ever Abraham Van Helsing can do anything for you or yours, I trust you will let me know.†   (source)
  • "Is it like that REALLY, Tess?" said Abraham, turning to her much impressed, on reconsideration of this rare information.†   (source)
  • Abraham talked on, rather for the pleasure of utterance than for audition, so that his sister's abstraction was of no account.†   (source)
  • Next in juvenility to Abraham came two more girls, Hope and Modesty; then a boy of three, and then the baby, who had just completed his first year.†   (source)
  • "'Tis because we be on a blighted star, and not a sound one, isn't it, Tess?" murmured Abraham through his tears.†   (source)
  • Abraham and 'Liza-Lu sobbed, Hope and Modesty discharged their griefs in loud blares which echoed from the walls; and when Prince was tumbled in they gathered round the grave.†   (source)
  • While this question was being discussed neither of the pair noticed, in their preoccupation, that little Abraham had crept into the room, and was awaiting an opportunity of asking them to return.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, he loved his misnamed Angel, and in secret mourned over this treatment of him as Abraham might have mourned over the doomed Isaac while they went up the hill together.†   (source)
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  • He would never again see the boy, just as he had never seen Abraham again after having charged him his one-tenth fee.   (source)
    abraham = someone's name in this story
  • The nation could hardly bury its martyred Father Abraham with a lead ball lodged in his brain.   (source)
    abraham = someone else's first name
  • Abraham Coles.   (source)
    abraham = religion:  an important figure in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
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