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Unformatted text preview: 40 days of Moses on Sinai 40 days of Elijah's journey 40 days of mourning for Jacob 40 days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown, said Jonah. 40 days of Lent, the period of fasting, self-denial, and penitence traditionally observed by Christians in preparation for Easter. 40 day period of isolation in the Roman port, which survives in the word quarantine....
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