Zoological sketches, descriptions of one hundred and twenty animals [signed T.B.M.].

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Page 164 - And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.
Page ix - Sacred to neatness and repose, the' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when held within their proper bounds, And guiltless of offence, they range the air, Or take their pastime in the spacious field : There they are privileged ; and he that hunts Or harms them there is guilty of a wrong, Disturbs the' economy of Nature's realm, Who, when she form'd, design'd them an abode.
Page 172 - Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times ; and the turtle, and the crane, and the swallow, observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.
Page 20 - Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities...
Page 86 - The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
Page 158 - For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy of Hiram; once in three years came the navy of Tharshish, bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks.
Page 126 - As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings : So the LORD alone did lead him, and there was no strange god with him.
Page ix - Else they are all — the meanest things that are, As free to live, and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who in his sovereign wisdom made them all.
Page 208 - Their poison is like the poison of a serpent : they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear, which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
Page 34 - But the King shall rejoice in GOD ; all they also that swear by him shall be commended; for the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

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