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Letter "D" » dove
«Hate shuts her soul when dove-eyed mercy pleads»
«And anon there came in a dove at a window, and in her mouth there seemed a little censer of gold, and therewithal there was such a savour as all the spicery of the world had been there.»
«And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him: / And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.»
«Ephraim also is like a silly dove without heart: they call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.»
«And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: / And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.»
«And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.»
«And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark; / And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.»
«Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground; / But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.»
«And there was a great famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.»
«How come the dove gets to be the peace symbol? How about the pillow? It has more feathers than the dove, and it doesn't have that dangerous beak»
Author: Jack Handy
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, The Pillow