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"Our eyes register the light of dead stars." Page 3, Chapter 1.

"When an unknown Just rises to heaven, he is so frozen that God must warm him for a thousand years between His fingers before his soul can open itself to Paradise. And it is known that some remain forever inconsolable at human woe, so that God Himself cannot warm them. So from time to time the Creator, blessed be His name, sets forward the clock of the Last Judgment by one minute." Page 5, Chapter 1

"Suffering becomes Israel like a red ribbon on a white horse. We shall bear the sufferings of the world, we shall take its grief upon ourselves and we shall be considered as punished, stricken by the Lord and humiliated. And then only, when Israel is suffering from head to foot, in all its bones, and all its flesh and all its nerves, prostrate at the...

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