Samson carrying away the gates of Gaza drawn by Gustave Doré (1832-83) and engraved by C. Laplante. 1866. Source: The Holy Bible with Illustrations. “And Samson arose at midnight and took away the gates of the city” (Judges 16:3). [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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