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fatted

calf killed to celebrate return of prodigal son. [N.T.: Luke 15:23]
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I can still stand alone, but--indeed we be no fatted bullocks, we two."
Then he went on from task to task: first he cut up the rich, fatted meat, and pierced it with wooden spits, and roasted flesh and the honourable chine and the paunch full of dark blood all together.
"I played at a Par-3 event in June and every shot I hit I fatted as my foot was collapsing.
Things come to a head on one thunderous midsummer's evening as Caroline prepares the fatted calf for the return of the prodigal Leo, who has graduated from Cambridge with a First in self-absorbed sanctimony.
The next morning, Elangovan says to me: Those prawns were fatted on the city's slime Look here, it's in the papers, "Waterborne diseases on the rise!" And while my reason grapples With the sordid possibilities, My stomach's heart has no regrets, Having loved, without need of asking, Having departed more complete, in trusting.
Sarri's prodigal 'son' is back, but will Higuain just be chowing down on the fatted calf, strolling about treating the place like a hotel, then sodding off again?
Led by Festus Keyamo, Buharideens sallied forth across social media in spasms of celebration, saying: bring forth the fatted calf and kill it; let us eat, drink, and be merry.
The father filled with compassion, puts his arms around him and kisses him and orders his servants to prepare the fatted calf for a celebration 'for this son of mine was dead, and is alive again; he was lost and is found.'
IS the fatted calf getting ever more corpulent and greedy?
Eventually, the goose disappeared from the White House, the official story being that someone left a door open and the large fatted fowl simply flew off, never to be seen again.
And bring the fatted calf here and kill it, and let us eat and be merry; for this, my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.' And they began to be merry.' (Luke 15:20-24).