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testament
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
evidence for something

or:

a statement of belief

or:

a will (written instructions expressing how somebody wants their property distributed after they die)

or:

either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
  • That The Idaho should show The Ten Commandments so close to Easter was another example of what my grandmother called the poor "seasonal" taste of nearly everyone in the entertainment business: that we should see the Exodus of the Chosen People on the eve of our Lord's Passion and Resurrection was outrageous—"ALL THAT OLD-TESTAMENT HARSHNESS WHEN WE SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT JESUS!" as Owen put it.
    p. 276.9

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