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Four winds

Posted by CjK on August 08, 2004

In Reply to: Four winds posted by ESC on August 08, 2004

: : : 1. What 'to bowl a hoop' means? To play hula hoop or (like)to roll a wheel?

: : : 2. Sometimes she wouldn't let the spoon go; and sometimes, just as Bertha had filled it, she waved it away to *the four winds*.
: : : What are 'the four winds'? [Bertha's feeding a baby. she = a baby]

: : : 3. He made a point of *catching Bertha's heels* with replies of that kind...
: : : What 'to catch someone's heels' means? Thank you very much.

: : test test!

: If you go to Bible Gateway (advanced search) and type in four winds (no quotes), you'll see that there are several references to "four winds" in the Bible. North, South, East and West winds, I assume.

: Jeremiah 49
: 36 I will bring against Elam the four winds from the four quarters of the heavens; I will scatter them to the four winds, and there will not be a nation where Elam's exiles do not go.

Thank you ESC. It could be 'all directions' then. And other 2? Please.