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Historical Examples

Then Daniel, whose name was Baltassar, began silently to think within himself for about one hour: and his thought troubled him.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various

But the king answering, said: Baltassar, let not the dream and the interpretation thereof trouble thee.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various


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