Iscah

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Iscah

(ĭs`kə), in the Bible, niece of Abraham.
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To his memory came back those lines in which Jessica and Lorenzo murmur melodious words to one another, capping each other's utterance; but passion shines bright and clear through the conceits that amuse them.
Tom Smallways was a green-grocer by trade and a gardener by disposition; his little wife Jessica saw to the shop, and Heaven had planned him for a peaceful world.
Let's hope he don't know too much," said Jessica, who had a fine sense of limitations.
Nor don't want to go," said Jessica sharply; "creering about and spendin' your money.
I suppose you couldn't lend us a hand this morning," said Jessica, in his impressive pause.
You'd better take this lot first, Tom," said Jessica.
And presently he too was going out into a world of change and wonder, bowed beneath a load of potatoes and patriotic insecurity, that merged at last into a very definite irritation at the weight and want of style of the potatoes and a very clear conception of the entire detestableness of Jessica.
Shylock goes to this supper although to his daughter Jessica he says,
But Jessica does not join her father in his hatred of all Christians.
In the midst of this happiness the runaway couple, Lorenzo and Jessica, arrive from Venice with another of Antonio's friends who brings a letter to Bassanio.
A thorough examination and subsequent sophisticated diagnostic tests revealed that Jessica was suffering from a condition called long QT syndrome, a rare disorder of the heart's electrical system.
The tale of an ostensibly straight, charming, yet neurotic Jewish girl who falls in love with a woman, Kissing Jessica Stein struck a chord with film festival audiences this past year.