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Apes, Dead Sea

Dwellers by the Dead Sea who, according to the Moslem tradition, were transformed into apes because they turned a deaf ear to God's message to them by the lips of Moses, fit symbol, thinks Carlyle, of many in modern time to whom the universe, with all its serious voices, seems to have become a weariness and a humbug See "Past and Present ," Bk. iii. chap. iii.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Apes, Dead Sea'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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