Jeremiah Leaves

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    The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.
    Bible: Hebrew Ezekiel, 18:2.

    Proverbial reproach by God, concerning the land of Israel. The same image is used in Jeremiah 31:29.

    For many are the trees of God that grow
    In Paradise, and various, yet unknown
    To us; in such abundance lies our choice
    As leaves a greater store of fruit untouched,
    Still hanging incorruptible, till men
    Grow up to their provision, and more hands
    Help to disburden Nature of her bearth.”
    John Milton (1608–1674)