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Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)

(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man

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"It was a wine-and-cheese kind of place, and they needed something that would fit in with wine and cheese," Abel said.
Paul also recruited Tim Bedore, another friend from their San Francisco days, and Kelly McDonald, whom Abel had met on a cruise ship eight or nine years ago.
Paul and McDonald have one kid apiece, Bedore has two and Abel has three, so they're never at a loss for domestic material.
Abel was born in Washington, D.C., but his family was smart enough to trek west "in a covered station wagon" when he was 1 year old.
Cain is universally branded as the evil murderous killer of an innocent Abel; see especially the opinion in the New Testament: Matthew 23:25; Hebrew 11:4; 1 John 3:12.
(1) The Lord is thanked for the birth of Cain (4:1) and Seth (4:25), but not Abel; he simply arrived (4:2).
Abel, a herder of tamed animals, is not called a [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], shepherd.
To the simpler question of what Cain used as a murder weapon, the authorized rabbinical answer is either a staff or a stone, although several rabbis also contend that Cain strangled Abel (Midrash 188), as does Rogier Van Aerde in the 1941 Dutch novel titled Cain (109).
Milton's Abel is also slain with a stone, but when the murderer in Paradise Lost strikes his brother "into the Midriff with a stone / That beat out life" (11.445-46), Milton abandons the traditions that had accumulated about another important lacuna in the biblical text.
Centering his presentation of the murder of Abel as he does, Milton is suggestively figuring forth the concept that Ricardo J.
This, in turn, forces the mill to provide product in same day, next day or two-to-five-day turnaround periods," says Abel. "Therefore, many mills must rely on a converter in a localized area near the mill's customer base."
Abel points out some benefits of off:site, mill-owned finishing and converting.
In June 1794, at the age of nineteen, Clemmens married Barbara Carpenter, a woman whom he had met in the vicinity of Clarksburg.(39) Local records indicate that Barbara was the daughter of Nicholas Carpenter, a prominent pioneer settler and early officeholder in the county, killed by Indians several years earlier.(40) When Barbara became pregnant, the young couple returned to live at Redstone (Abel's fourth such return).
Although the matter is not discussed in his narrative, it seems quite possible that Abel's desire to leave the Monongahela Valley in 1805 may have been influenced by the chronic difficulties involved in acquiring secure land-holdings in that region.
As the time to move drew near, Abel grew increasingly uneasy.