When Paul, converted Jew, on Mars Hill, Athens, told assembled Jews,
Epicureans, Stoics and rabble that "[God] . . . hath made of one
blood all nations . . ." (Acts 18:26), some disbelieved. So did an
unnamed Jew dying in London last week for lack of blood transfusion.
Resolutely he preferred to die rather than let Gentile blood,
available on the spot, sully the blood of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob.
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