Philological Studies with English Illustrations

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Durrie and Peck, 1857 - Grammar, Comparative and general - 244 pages
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Page 200 - There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.
Page 198 - Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Page 199 - I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
Page 199 - I seem to myself to behold this city, the ornament of the earth, and the capital of all nations, suddenly involved in one conflagration. I see before me the slaughtered heaps of citizens, lying unburied in the midst of their ruined country. The furious countenance of Cethegus rises to my view, while with a savage joy, he ia triumphing in your miseries.
Page 222 - As we perceive the shadow to have moved along the dial, but did not perceive it moving ; and it appears that the grass has grown, though nobody ever saw it grow : so the advances we make, in knowledge, as they consist of such insensible steps, are only perceivable by the distance.
Page 7 - When I read the several dates of the tombs, of" some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together.
Page 151 - Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
Page 202 - Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Page 234 - As I WALKED through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a Den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep: and as I slept I dreamed a dream.
Page 200 - Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.

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