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When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; what is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
Bible: Hebrew Psalms, 8:2.

"Man was kreated a little lower than the angells and has bin gittin a little lower ever sinse." (Josh Billings, His Sayings, ch. 28, 1865).
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