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Peter indeed was forward enough to speak in his own tongue, but the rest of them were no spokesmen, nor were they quick of apprehension; yet now not only the heart of the rash understands knowledge, but the tongue of the stammerers is ready to speak eloquently, Isa. xxxii.
Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
They shall hear another kind of stammerers when the fierce invaders 'harsh and unintelligible language commands them.
Maybe we should ask the stammerers who contributed to a Nicky Campbell phone-in on the subject which had been highlighted by the film, The King's Speech.
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I used to work with stammerers: 98% of them could talk when they were in their bathroom; it was just that little doubt in public which tied them up.
The Great British public loves an outsider, you know – in recent years X Factor and Pop Idol has made stars out of stammerers, homosexuals, obese women, goat herders and ratty Scots with terrible hair who can't stop crying – and by proclaiming himself to be a Christian virgin, Rhydian has admitted being the biggest outsider of all.
Then the lame shall leap as an hart, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be distinct: for water has broken forth in the wilderness, and a valley in the thirsty land; and the parched ground shall become pools, and a spring of water shall [rise up] in the thirsty land. '
ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus
The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.
… It is the proper little boys who become stammerers.
Over the course of the next couple of months, Yearsley operated on about forty stammerers, all of whom, he subsequently announced, appeared wild with joy at their instantaneous cure.
Not knowing any better themselves, several hundred stutterers including some mere “stammerers” submitted themselves to the new operation.
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