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ADAMS FIRST MEAL

ADAMS FIRST MEAL

And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food, we are reading in the book of Genesis, 2:9. Till now Adam admired trees, that they were pleasant by sight. And really, not only foliage and branches, but also a trunk of a tree drew attention the beauty. As though ruled by straight lines from above to a root the tree bark has been still decorated by some pattem in the form of symmetric deepenings. Behind all it guessed a hand of the Creator and Artist.*12 But time has gradually approached, *13 when it wanted to Adam to try and its, a tree, a fruit. This and the next days were days of pleasure from tasting of a various sort of fruit, vegetables, berries. Them was such set, that the word "tasting" here is applicable, to try - as, hardly having tried one fruit, Adam's look already stopped on other, better and it is more attractive than former. Mammons of east markets will seem rather poor as compared saw and ate Adam. The rustle of protogenic wood already was known to Adam: he has not badly familiarised with surrounding vegetation, but acquaintance to animals still was necessary ahead for now - he only from afar heard their voices.



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