English Synonyms: Explained and Illustrated

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J.B. Wolters, 1904 - English language - 490 pages

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Page 206 - scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. — MAT.
Page 430 - But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: let your yea be yea; and your
Page 326 - I made them lay their hands in mine and swear To reverence the King, as if he were I venerate him as one of the great teachers of the age.
Page 28 - She was a phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight, A lovely apparition, sent To he a moment's ornament.
Page 428 - man is born into the world, whose work Is not born with him. There is always work, And tools to work withal, for those who will.
Page 333 - A feeling of sadness and longing That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.
Page 102 - And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen.
Page 92 - And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him? — LUKE XVIII. 7.
Page 39 - The case with which she asserted or denied whatever suited her purpose was only equalled by the cynical indifference with which she met the exposure of her lies as soon as their purpose was answered.
Page 98 - It should be Christmas Day, I am sure," said she, "on which one drinks the health of such an odious, stingy, hard, unfeeling man as Mr. Scrooge.

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