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fatted

calf killed to celebrate return of prodigal son. [N.T.: Luke 15:23]
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How we might wish that the story ended when the young son returned from his travels and there was great rejoicing, fatted calf and all.
Consider the famous Malthusian set-piece of the fatted calf, in which Malthus observes that years ago, cattle were thin spindly affairs raised on "waste lands," rarely fatted (107).
We could talk about the parable of the prodigal son, since Chaput truly sounds a great deal like the adventuresome young man's older brother, the one who stayed home and toiled with his father and grew resentful when the old man slew the fatted calf upon his brother's return.
The 2,445-square-foot restaurant was the former home of The Fatted Calf, a local landmark that opened its doors in 1966 and fed the community for more than 40 years.
In the 1923 programmes it describes the supper after the Sing as including nine barrels of beer and three fatted pigs
we know we can't eat the calf that's been fatted or the seed
In "All on Their Knees," Hermann, alienated from his Mennonite church, finds a frozen, wounded Chipewyan man, brings him home, sews him up and feeds him, becoming both the Good Samaritan and the Gospel father who kills the fatted calf for his prodigal son.
It is disappointing that Alexander does not really examine the reasons that the international community has fatted to develop a coherent strategy to support Afghans.
Phrases derived from or popularised by the King James Bible Let there be light - Gen 1:3 Turned the world upside down - Acts 17:6 Escaped with the skin of my teeth - Job 19:20 The root of the matter - Job 19:28 Be horribly afraid - Jeremiah 2:12 Stand in awe - Psalms 4:4 How are the mighty fallen - II Samuel 1:19 Killed the fatted calf - Luke 15:27 Blessed are the peacemakers - Matthew 5:9 Fell flat on his face - Numbers 2:31 A lamb to the slaughter - Isaiah 53:7 Put words in his mouth - Exodus 4:15 A thorn in the flesh - II Corinthians 12:7 Suffer little children - Luke 18:16 There was no room for them in the inn - Matthew
PHRASES which are derived from or popularised by the King James Bible include: 'let there be light' - Gen 1:3 'turned the world upside down' - Acts 17:6 'escaped with the skin of my teeth' - Job 19:20 'the root of the matter' - Job 19:28 'be horribly afraid' - Jeremiah 2:12 'stand in awe' - Psalms 4:4 'how are the mighty fallen' - II Samuel 1:19 'killed the fatted calf' - Luke 15:27 'blessed are the peacemakers' - Matthew 5:9 'fell flat on his face' - Numbers 2:31 'a lamb to the slaughter' - Isaiah 53:7 'put words in his mouth' - Exodus 4:15 'a thorn in the flesh' - II Corinthians 12:7 'suffer little children' - Luke 18:16 'there was no room for them in the inn' - Matthew 2:7