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Isaiah 19:14 – “as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit”

Isaiah 19:14 – “as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit”

chuck October 29, 2012 0

“The LORD hath mingled a perverse spirit in the midst thereof: and they have caused Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit.”   ~   King James Bible,

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Vomit as a metaphor for slavery

Vomit as a metaphor for slavery

chuck October 22, 2012 0

“The insolvency of slavery shows and stares, and we shall perhaps live to see that putrid Black-vomit extirpated by mere dying and planting.” Ralph Waldo Emerson writing to Thomas Carlyle, 1859 The Correspondence of

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Ancient Egyptian Incantation for Snake Bites – Recite & Barf

Ancient Egyptian Incantation for Snake Bites – Recite & Barf

chuck October 1, 2012 0

  Be vomited, O poison, I adjure thee to come forth on the earth. Legends of the Gods The Egyptian Texts, edited with Translations by E. A. Wallis Budge  Many cultures have made use

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Barf as a religious cue and political metaphor

Barf as a religious cue and political metaphor

chuck September 24, 2012 0

“His bread in his belly shall be turned into the gall of asps within him, The riches which he hath swallowed, he shall vomit up, and God shall draw them out of his belly.”

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Cicero on bird barf: “It’s a sign from the gods.”

Cicero on bird barf: “It’s a sign from the gods.”

chuck September 10, 2012 0

“Let us proceed from celestial to terrestrial things. What is there in them which does not prove the principle of an intelligent nature? …. what a vast variety is there of animals! And how

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Jeremiah 48:26 – Moabites shamed by vomit

Jeremiah 48:26 – Moabites shamed by vomit

chuck August 30, 2012 0

“Make him drunk, because he lifted up himself against the Lord: and Moab shall dash his hand in his own vomit, and he also shall be in derision.” Douay-Rheims Bible, Jeremiah 48:26 “Make ye

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Revelation 3:16 “The wages of sin is vomit.” (sort of)

Revelation 3:16 “The wages of sin is vomit.” (sort of)

chuck August 24, 2012 0

“But because thou art lukewarm and neither cold nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth.” Douay-Rheims Bible, Revelation, 3:16 John the Apostle (or possibly three different people named John)

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Aristotle on purging naughty virtues

Aristotle on purging naughty virtues

chuck June 30, 2012 0

Question: Why is it wholesome to vomit? Answer: It purges the stomach of all naughty virtues … - Aristotle Aristotle’s Book of Problems (circa 350 BCE) In case you haven’t heard of Aristotle (384-322

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