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    Saul was very angry, for this saying displeased him. He said, -They have ascribed to David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed thousands; what more can he have but the kingdom? So Saul eyed David from that day on.
    Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 18:8-9.

    We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms.
    —Samuel Butler (1835–1902)