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Page 92 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
Page 225 - I have seen this people, and behold, it is a stiff-necked people : Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them : and I will make of thee a great
Page 239 - There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured ; coals were kindled by it.
Page 233 - There it was that I found and visited the famous Galileo, grown old, a prisoner to the Inquisition for thinking in astronomy otherwise than the Franciscan and Dominican licensers thought.
Page 225 - And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
Page 285 - I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things...
Page 394 - The other teaches me, that every grain of sand may harbour within it the tribes and the families of a busy population. The one told me of the insignificance of the world I tread upon. The other redeems it from all its insignificance ; for it tells me that in the leaves of every forest, and in the flowers of every garden, and in the waters of every rivulet, there are worlds teeming with life, and numberless as are the glories of the firmament.
Page 223 - Is Ephraim my dear son ? is he a pleasant child ? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still : therefore my bowels are troubled for him ; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the Lord.
Page 280 - God is not a man, that he should lie; Neither the son of man, that he should repent: Hath he said, and shall he not do it? Or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good ? Behold, I have received commandment to bless: And he hath blessed ; and I cannot reverse it.