From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers and sisters, a this ought not to be so.
Does a spring pour forth from the same opening both fresh and brackish water?
Can a fig tree, my brothers and sisters, b yield olives, or a grapevine figs? No more can salt water yield fresh.
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