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Although I would not confound the fragments that remain with the peah, nor would affirm that what was left was in observation of this rule and custom; yet we may observe, that the twelve baskets full of fragments left at this time answered to the number of the twelve apostles that ministered.
It was a custom and rule, that when they ate together, they should leave something to those that served: which remnant was called peah.
_ "Peyala peah," _ it sang, weird above the murmured accompaniment of the other dreaming smokers and the _wash-wash_ of the tide -- _ "To myn-na-peah-Phir Kysee ko kyah ..."
With this in mind, Manela and his staff at Kayam are pondering how they might incorporate the laws of peah (which literally means corner), familiar to many from the Biblical story of Ruth.