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  Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand. - Samuel Clemens

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I have rivers without water,
Forests without trees,
Mountains without rocks
Towns without houses.
What am I?

Answer: A Map

Ten Men's Strength,
Ten Men's Length,
Ten Men can't break it,
Yet a young boy walks off with it
What is it?

Answer: A rope

I begin eternity,
And end space,
At the end of time,
And in every place,
Last in life,
Second to death,
Never alone,
Found in your breath,
Contained by earth,
Water or flame,
My grandeur so awesome,
Wind dare not tame,
Not in your mind,
Am in your dreams,
Vacant to Kings,
Present to Queens.
What am I?

Answer: The letter "E"

My first is in wield, sever bones and marrow.
My second is in blade, forged in cold steel.
My third is in arbalest, and also in arrows.
My fourth is in power, plunged through a shield.
My fifth is in honour, and also in vows
My last will put an end to it all.
What am I?

Answer: Weapon

There is one that has a head without an eye,
And there's one that has an eye without a head.
You may find the answer if you try;
And when all is said,
Half the answer hangs by a thread.
What am I?

Answer: Pins and Needles

In the dark night flies a many-hued phantom.
It soars and spreads its wings
above the gloomy human crowd.
The whole world calls to it,
the whole world implores it.
At dawn the phantom vanishes
to be reborn in every heart.
And every night it is born anew
and every day it dies!
What is it?

Answer: Hope or dreams

What runs around a city
but never moves?

Answer: A Wall

They have not flesh, nor feathers,
Nor scales, nor bone.
Yet they have fingers and thumbs,
Of their own.
What am I?

Answer: Gloves

He who makes me needs me not
He who buys me wants me not
He who uses me feels me not
What am I?

Answer: A coffin, casket

What has roots as nobody sees,
Is taller than trees,
Up, up it goes,
And yet never grows?

Answer: A mountain

You feel it, but never see it and never will.
What is it?

Answer: Heart

You must keep me after giving me.
What am I?

Answer: Your word

I have a mouth but do not speak, have a bed but never sleep.
What am I?

Answer: River

I am always hungry,
I must always be fed,
The finger I lick
Will soon turn red.
What am I?

Answer: Fire

Three lives have I.
Gentle enough to soothe the skin,
Light enough to caress the sky
Hard enough to crack rocks.
What am I?

Answer: Water

Each morning I appear
To lie at your feet,
All day I follow
No matter how fast you run,
Yet I nearly perish
In the midday sun.
What am I?

Answer: Your shadow

Early ages the iron boot tread,
with Europe at her command.
Through time power slipped and fled,
'til the creation of new holy land.
What am I?

Answer: Italy (Rome)

The root tops the trunk
on this backward thing,
that grows in the winter
and dies in the spring.
What is it?

Answer: An Icicle

I have legs but walk not
A strong back but work not
Two good arms but reach not
A seat but sit and tarry not
What am I?

Answer: A chair

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