But you shall surely let the mother go, and take the young for yourself; that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days.
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George Leo Haydock
Time. Those who refrain from cruelty, even towards beasts, will be induced more easily to show mercy to their fellow creatures, (Tertullian, contra Marc. ii.) and will draw down the blessings of God upon themselves. (Menochius)