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The history of Jonah and the whale, I read at least twenty times.

I 'guess Jonah wa'n't more tickled when he set foot on dry land.

So they took up Jonah and cast him forth into the sea, and the sea ceased from her raging.'

"I suppose Jonah cal'lated he didn't need to be swallowed," he mused.

"I know how Jonah felt after the whale unloaded him," he drawled.

The sermon had nothing to do with Jonah or the whale, so his feelings were not ruffled.

That boat's her own Jonah, sure—crews an' gear make no differ to her driftin'.

Perhaps our suspicious passenger is no Jonah after all, being black.

He has but two subjects: the story of Jonah, and the Symbolic Supper.

Jonah spends three days and three nights in the whale's belly—why?

WORD ORIGIN

masc. proper name, biblical prophet, from Hebrew Yonah, literally "dove, pigeon."

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