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...body and soul and blood and ouns.

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closed as general reference by Mitch, MετάEd, Cameron, Mark Beadles, coleopterist Oct 15 '12 at 15:44

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Source for Barrie's answer. FYI, a quick Google search for "blood and ouns" delivers plenty of relevant analyses. If you want to know more, I recommend doing a thorough search first. – Zairja Oct 14 '12 at 18:59

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Ouns is 'wounds', meaning, in the context, Christ's wounds, if I recall correctly.

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You do recall correctly. The same phrase lies behind the more familiar "Zounds!" – StoneyB Oct 14 '12 at 22:21

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