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To err is human, to forgive divine

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All people commit sins and make mistakes. God forgives them, and people are acting in a godlike (divine) way when they forgive. This saying is from “An Essay on Criticism,” by Alexander Pope.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
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