Fruits, which may be offered to the Lord. Inanimate things could not offend, nor does David curse them in earnest. But (Tirinus) nothing could more strikingly express his distress and grief, than this imprecation. It is false that those mountains have since been barren. This canton is one of the most fruitful of the country. (Brochard.) (Calmet)
Job (iii.) speaks with the same animation, and curses his day. (Menochius)
Of Saul, or "Saul, the shield of his people, was cast away, as "Protestants, "as though he had not been anointed with oil. "(Haydock)
He is not reproached for throwing away his buckler, for nothing was deemed more shameful. The ancient Germans would not allow such a one to enter their temples or places of assembly. (Tacitus, mor. Germ)
A woman of Sparta told her son, when she delivered one to him, "Bring this back, or be brought upon it "dead. Impositu scuto referunt Pallanta frequentes. (Virgil, Æneid x.) (Sanctius) (Calmet)
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