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«Great Hercules and Samson too Were stronger Men than I or You Yet they were baffled by their dears And felt the distaff and the shears»
«Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes in between them.»
«In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin.»
«Society is divided into two classes, the shearers and the shorn.»
«God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb»
«And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: Carmel, shearing
«And Paul after this tarried there yet a good while, and then took his leave of the brethren, and sailed thence into Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aquila; having shorn his head in Cenchrea: for he had a vow.»
«And he said, Take them alive. And they took them alive, and slew them at the pit of the shearing house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: shearing, the pit
«And he arose and departed, and came to Samaria. And as he was at the shearing house in the way, / Jehu met with the brethren of Ahaziah king of Judah, and said, Who are ye? And they answered, We are the brethren of Ahaziah; and we go down to salute the children of the king and the children of the queen.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: Ahaziah, salute, shearing
«If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.»