Quotation by for the State of Rhode Island

It is said that he once had a sore toe that so annoyed him that he went to the woodpile and chopped it off with an axe, quoting the Scripture, 'If thy foot offend thee, cut it off.'
For the State of Rhode Island, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Rhode Island: A Guide to the Smallest State (The WPA Guide to Rhode Island), p. 358, Houghton Mifflin (1937).

On Isaiah Ray, a late-18th-century resident of Hope Valley.
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