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«I have no conscience, none, but I would not like to bring a soul into this world. When it sinned and when it suffered something like a dead hand would fall on me, -- ''You did it, you, for your own pleasure you created this thing! See your work!'' If it lived to be eighty it would always hang like a millstone round my neck, have the right to demand good from me, and curse me for its sorrow. A parent is only like to God: if his work turns out bad so much the worse for him; he dare not wash his hands of it. Time and years can never bring the day when you can say to your child, ''Soul, what have I to do with you?''»
«And a certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull.»
«Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the candle.»
«Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.»
«And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.»
«No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge: for he taketh a man's life to pledge.»
«It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.»
«And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee; / And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.»
«His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.»
«He who shuns the millstone, shuns the meal»