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Bibliography: Bible: Matthew 5:29; 18:9; Mark 9:47 by Unknown
- Bible: Matthew 5:29; 18:9; Mark 9:47
- Note Source
- Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 368
- Note Relating to Cather
- All three verses refer to casting out an eye if the other offends. Cather refers to this concept in "Eric Hermannson's Soul" as "the gospel of maceration."