The grave; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that says not, It is enough.
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George Leo Haydock
Womb. Septuagint, "the love of a woman "(Haydock) a harlot, or rather Hebrew, "a barren woman. "
Enough. The more fuel, the brighter the flame. These four similitudes may denote cruelty, lust, avarice, and prodigality; (Calmet) or the first and last may be understood (Haydock) of envy and ambition. (Worthington)