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All the old graves were sunken in

All the old graves were sunken in - the Old Testament David...

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All the old graves were sunken in.  A reference to the fact that a mound over the grave meant that  a new coffin has just been buried and the displaced soil mounded up over the coffin. balm of Gilead  anything healing or soothing. Barlow knife  a single blade knife that cost 12 cents. Big Missouri  the name often applied to the Missouri River; also the name of a large steam ship  often seen in Hannibal, Missouri. bully taw  An excellent marble. A taw is a fancy marble used to shoot with in playing marbles. caitiff  a mean, evil, or cowardly person. David and Goliath  The story of David slaying the giant Goliath and saving the kingdom comes from 
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Unformatted text preview: the Old Testament. David and Goliath precede the disciples by around 1,500 years. Doré Bible an expensively illustrated Bible by the famous French illustrator, Gustave Doré (1833nd1883) whose most famous works include illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy. Evening Southern and Southwestern for afternoon. ferule a flat stick or ruler used for punishing children. hogshead a large barrel or cask holding from 63 to 140 gallons (238 to 530 liters). hove heaved or threw. hy'roglyphics a picture or symbol representing a word, syllable, or sound, used by the ancient Egyptians and others instead of alphabetical letters....
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  • Fall '08
  • staff
  • Big Missouri, single blade knife, large steam ship, Old Testament. David, expensively illustrated Bible

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