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Page 1123 - Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not ; for he will not pardon your transgressions : for my name is in him.
Page 1227 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Page 1242 - Here a grave Flora scarcely deigns to bloom, Nor wears a rosy blush, nor sheds perfume; The few dull flowers that o'er the place are spread Partake the nature of their fenny bed; Here on its wiry stem, in rigid bloom, Grows the salt lavender that lacks perfume ; Here the dwarf sallows creep, the septfoil harsh, And the soft slimy mallow of the marsh; Low on the ear the distant billows sound, And just in view appears their stony bound; No hedge nor tree conceals the glowing sun, Birds, save a wat'ry...
Page 1082 - How doth the city sit solitary that was full of people ! how is she become as a widow ! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces-, how is she become tributary...
Page 1101 - And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.
Page 920 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Page 1242 - That frets and hurries to th' opposing side ; The rushes sharp that on the borders grow, Bend their brown flow'rets to the streams below, Impure in all its course, in all its progress slow : Here a grave Flora scarcely deigns to bloom, Nor wears a rosy blush, nor sheds perfume ; The few dull flowers that o'er the place...
Page 920 - WHO can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships ; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 671 - I cannot but imagine the virtuous heroes, legislators, and patriots, of every age and country, are bending from their elevated seats to witness this contest, as if they were incapable, till it be brought to a favourable issue, of enjoying their eternal repose.