A Shepherd's Life: Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs

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Dutton, 1921 - Sheep - 338 pages

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Page 198 - Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with the LORD ; and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.
Page 197 - HOLD not thy peace, O God of my praise; 2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Page 198 - I am gone like the shadow when it declineth : I am tossed up and down as the locust.
Page 197 - As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him. As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones. Let it be unto him as the garment which covereth him, and for a girdle wherewith he is girded continually.
Page 197 - Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.
Page 197 - They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause. 4 For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer. 5 And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.
Page 197 - Set thou a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand. When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin. Let his days be few; and let another take his office.
Page 197 - Let his children be fatherless, And his wife a widow ; Let his children be continually vagabonds and beg : Let them seek their bread also out of their desolate placet.
Page 198 - Let them curse, but bless thou : when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice. 29 Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.
Page 41 - ... that we are not aliens here, intruders or invaders on the earth, living in it but apart, perhaps hating and spoiling it, but with the other animals are children of Nature, like them living and seeking our subsistence under her sky, familiar with her sun and wind and rain.

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