A cynic, considering the fact that women was the last thing made by God, asserts that the product shows both His experience and His fatigue.
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The following extract is from the diary of a New England woman who lived in the eighteenth century:
“We had roast pork for dinner and the Doctor, who carved, held up a rib on his fork, and said: ‘Here, ladies, is what Mother Eve was made of.'”
“‘Yes,’ said sister Patty, ‘and it is from very much the same kind of critter’.”
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The little girl reported at home what she had learned at Sunday School concerning the creation of Adam and Eve:
“The teacher told us how God made the first man and the first woman. He made the man first. But the man was very lonely with nobody to talk to him. So God put the man to sleep. And while the man was asleep, God took out his brains, and made a woman of them.”