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Talmud (The)

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About 120 years after the destruction of the Temple, the rabbi Judah began to take down in writing the Jewish traditions; his book, called the Mishna, contains six parts (1) Agriculture and seed-sowing, (2) Festivals, (3) Marriage; (4) Civil affairs, (5) Sacrifices; and (6) what is clean and what unclean. The book caused immense disputation, and two Babylonish rabbis replied to it, and wrote a commentary in sixty parts, called the Babylonian Talmud Gemara (imperfect). This compilation has been greatly abridged by the omission of Nos. 5 and 6.

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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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Talk Shop
Talkee Talkee
Talking Bird
Tall Men
Talleyrand
Tally (A)
Tally
Tally-ho!
Tallyman (A)
Talmud (The)
Talpot or Talipot Tree
Talus
Tam-o-Shanter’s Mare
Tamarisk
Tame Cat (A)
Tamerlane
Taming of the Shrew
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Tammany Ring
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