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Abe Jones was a colored man who made a living by chicken-stealing. He
was converted at a camp meeting. When the elder was receiving
testimonies from the mourners' bench, he at last called on Abe:
"Brother," he exhorted, "won't you tell the congregation now what the
Lord has done for you?"
Abe got to his feet awkwardly, and mumbled his response in a tone tinged
"It looks as though the Lawd done ruint me."