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" Such a nation might truly say to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister. "
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature; Being the ... - Page 188
by William James - 1902 - 534 pages
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The whole works of the most Rev. James Ussher...: with a life of the author...

James Ussher - History - 1660
...kindred, and though before he had affinity with the greatest, yet here he gets a new affinity : " He saith to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister." The worm is our best kindred here ; the worm is our best bed ; yea worms thy best covering"....
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Eleven sermons, by J. Piggott, being all that were printed in his life-time ...

John Piggott, Joseph Stennett - 1714
...this Book, is very exprefs in this matter ; Job 17. 13, ff i wit, the Grave is my ffoufe / have faid to Corruption, Thou art my Father , and to the? Worm, Thou art my Mother, and my Sifter. He expedted to be gnawn by Worms, and to become an Entertainment for the moft contemptible...
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The practice of piety. Amplified by the author (L. Baily).

Lewis Bayly (bp. of Bangor.) - 1719
...dofl now fo dainitly feed, muft be fthou knoweft not how {bon) Meat for Worms: c When thoti Jbalt fy to corruption, thou art my Father, and to the Worm, thou art my Mother, and my Sifter. 7. Meditate, how that many a d Man's Tallt is made his Snare'. So that through his Intemperance...
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Meditations Among the Tombs: In a Letter to a Lady

James Hervey - 1746 - 122 pages
...They acknowlege Kindred with creeping Things, and quarter Arms with the meaneft Reptiles, *' They fay to Corruption, Thou art my " Father ; and to the Worm, Thou art my *' Mother and my Sifter." O mortifying Truth! Sufficient, one wou'd think, to wean the moft fanguine Appetite from...
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Fifty sermons on several subjects and occasions

Charles Wheatly - 1746
...that " unite the vifible and invifible World toge" ther? Infomuch that he who in one Re" fpect may fay to Corruption, Thou art my " Father, and to the Worm, Thou art my «, .Mother and my Sifttr, Job xvii. 14. may " in another Refpe<3 be aflbciated with An"gels and Archangels, may look...
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Meditations and Contemplations: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

James Hervey - Meditations - 1748
...They acknowlege Kindred with creeping Things, and quarter Arms with the meaneft Reptiles. " They fay to Corruption, <' Thou art my Father ; and to the Worm, Thou. " art my Mother and my Sifter." — Q mortifying Truth ! Sufficient, one would think, to wean the moft fanguine Appetite...
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Horæ Lyricæ: Poems, Chiefly of the Lyric Kind, in Three Books, Sacred : I ...

Isaac Watts - English poetry - 1753 - 299 pages
...Diforder, and where the Light is as Darknefs. 'This is my Houfe, there have I made my Bed : I have faid to Corruption, Thou art my Father, and to the Worm, Thou art my Mother and my Si/ler : As for my Hope, who jh all fee it ? I and my Hope go down together to the Bars of the Pit,...
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The Evidences of the Christian Religion

Joseph Addison - Apologetics - 1753 - 330 pages
...father, and the higheft order of fpirits as his brethren, may in another refpect fay to corruption, tbou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my Jifter. O Fades non omnibus ana, Nee dwerfa tamen ,. Ovid. THOSE who were skilful in anatomy among...
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Sermons on Various Subjects: With a Prefatory Discourse on Mistakes ...

Thomas Hartley - 1754 - 302 pages
...waft conceived in Sin, and art by Na- SERMoN VIII ture a Child of Wrath; and that thou ' with Job fay to Corruption, T'hou art my Father, and to the Worm, 'Thou art my Mother and my Sifter : Nay thou art a difeafed Leper all over, and from the Crown of the Head to the Sole of the...
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Theron and Aspasio: or, A series of dialogues and letters, upon ..., Volume 3

James Hervey - Justification - 1767
...40. t Johnxvii. 22, 23. I Eph. iii. 19. How pleafing, yet how amazing the Thought ? Shall We, who fay to Corruption, Thou art my Father; and to the Worm, Thou art my Mother and my Sifter * : fliall We be permitted to fay, concerning the HEAD of all Principality and Power, We...
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