He apparently forgets that mere feelings often produce actions, as when one writhes with pain.
They furnish what must have been a satisfactory origin of the names Edom, Moab and Ammon, Mahanaim and Succoth, Bethel, Beersheba, &c. They explain why Shechem, Bethel and Beersheba were ancient sanctuaries (see further below); why the serpent writhes along the ground (iii.
A few inches away writhes a scrawny boy, born one month prematurely, also jaundiced.
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