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...the Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women; for they are vigorous and give birth before the midwife comes to them.
Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.
One way to be born, a hundred to die.
Mrs. Hall, of Sherborne, was brought to bed yesterday of a
dead child, some weeks before she was expected, owing to a
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Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.
I want very much to be back in the caul, on my back in the dark forever.
Accursed progenitor!... Accursed fornicator!
The end of a life is always vivifying.
I am being given, if I may venture the expression, birth into death, such is my impression. The feet are clear already, of the gre ...
They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more.
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