Beautiful Captive

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Ki Teitzei - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Deuteronomy Chapter 21 - Deuteronomy 21:10–14 — The Beautiful Captive
... The Gemara taught that Deuteronomy 2110–14 provided the law of taking a beautiful captive only as an allowance for human passions ... The Rabbis taught in a Baraita that taking a beautiful captive according to the strictures of Deuteronomy 2110–14 was better than taking beautiful captives without restriction ... The Rabbis interpreted the words “and you see among the captives” in Deuteronomy 2111 to mean that the provisions applied only if the soldier set his eye upon the ...

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    Crooning ditties treasured well
    From his Afric’s torrid plains.
    Sole estate his sire bequeathed,—
    Hapless sire to hapless son,—
    Was the wailing song he breathed,
    And his chain when life was done.
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