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    Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, adultery and desertion, he would probably get one.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    Hannah was praying silently; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard; therefore Eli thought she was drunk.
    Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 1:13.

    The want of money is the root of all evil.
    —Samuel Butler (1835–1902)