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wrath
used in Light in August

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extreme anger or angry punishment
  • Damn, lowbuilt black folks: low built because of the weight of the wrath of God, black because of the sin of human bondage staining their blood and flesh.
    Chapter 11 (67% in)
  • Very likely he seemed to himself to be standing just and rocklike and with neither haste nor anger while on all sides the sluttishness of weak human men seethed in a long sigh of terror about the actual representative of the wrathful and retributive Throne.
    Chapter 9 (19% in)
  • ...Doc Hines knew that he was listening to the hidden warning of God's doom, and Old Doc Hines said to him, 'Why don't you play with them other children like you used to?' and he didn't say nothing and Old Doc Hines said, 'Is it because they call you nigger?' and he didn't say nothing and Old Doc Hines said, 'Do you think you are a nigger because God has marked your face?' and he said, 'Is God a nigger too?' and Old Doc Hines said, 'He is the Lord God of wrathful hosts, His will be done.
    Chapter 16 (72% in)
  • You are a instrument of God's wrathful purpose that nere a sparrow can fall to earth.
    Chapter 16 (79% in)

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