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Stone of Stumbling

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This was much more significant among the Jews than it is with ourselves. One of the Pharisaic sects, called Nikfi or “Dashers,” used to walk abroad without lifting their feet from the ground. They were for ever “dashing their feet against the stones,” and “stumbling” on their way.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Stomach
Stone
Stone Age (The)
Stone Blind
Stone Cold
Stone Dead
Stone Jug
Stone Soup or St. Bernard’s Soup
Stone Still
Stone of the Broken Treaty
Stone of Stumbling
Stone of Tongues
Stones
Stonebrash
Stonehenge
Stonewall Jackson
Stony Arabia
Stool of Repentance
Stops
Store
Stork