Eve (Hebrew: חַוָּה, Ḥawwāh in Classical Hebrew, Khavah in Modern Israeli Hebrew, Arabic: حواء, Syriac: ܚܘܐ, Tigrinya: ሕይዋን Hiywan) was, according to the creation myth of Abrahamic religions, the first woman created by God.
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“The male has been persuaded to assume a certain onerous and disagreeable rôle with the promise of rewardsmaterial and psychological. Women may in the first place even have put it into his head. BE A MAN! may have been, metaphorically, what Eve uttered at the critical moment in the Garden of Eden.”
—Wyndham Lewis (18821957)
“Eminent spiritualists shall have an incapacity of putting their act or word aloof from them, and seeing it bravely for the nothing it is. Beware of the man who says, I am on the eve of a revelation.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)