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Monday, May 12, 2014

Biblical Limericks: That’s Not in the Bible II


I am sure that this will sound wild
but, please, don’t let yourself get riled;
though it’s quoted each day
the bible does not say,
“Spare the rod and spoil the child.”

Despite the popular misconception that it's Proverbs 13: 24, it was actually a 17th century poet – Samuel  Butler – in the narrative poem Hudibras 


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