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1. "Tell me truly, I implore-- Is there-- is there balm in Gilead?--tell me--tell me, I implore!"
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
2. "Jephthah called together the men of Gilead and fought against Ephraim. The Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan leading to Ephraim, and whenever a survivor of Ephraim said, 'Let me cross over,' the men of Gilead asked him, 'Are you an Ephraimite?' If he replied, 'No,' they said, 'All right, say Shibboleth.' If he said, 'Sibboleth,' because he could not pronounce the word correctly, they seized and killed him at the fords of the Jordan. Fourty-thousand were killed at the time.- Judges 12:4-6"
Author: Edwidge Danticat
3. "First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.-Roland Deschain, of Gilead"
Author: Stephen King
4. "Roland of Gilead responded as he ever had and ever would when such useless, mystifying questions were raised: 'Ka."
Author: Stephen King
5. "In Gilead, the narrator's friend's son describes himself not as an atheist but in "state of categorical unbelief." He says, "I don't even believe God doesn't exist, if you see what I mean." I pointed this passage out to Mom and said it closely matched my own views--I just didn't think about religion."
Author: Will Schwalbe

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