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Page 154 - Cursed be the day wherein I was born: Let not the day wherein my mother bare me be blessed. Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, A man child is born unto thee; Making him very glad.
Page 172 - So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are ; for blood it defileth the land : and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.
Page 154 - The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.
Page 13 - Indisputably, the firm believers in the gospel have a great advantage over all others, — for this simple reason, that, if true, they •will have their reward hereafter ; and if there be no hereafter, they can be...
Page 158 - Oh that I had known that the gospel was coming ! oh that I had known that these blessings were in store for us ! then I should have saved my children, and they would have been among this happy group, repeating these precious truths ; but, alas ! I destroyed them all, I have not one left." Turning to the chairman, who was also a relative, he stretched out his arm, and exclaimed, " You, my brother, saw me kill child after child, but you never seized this murderous hand, and said, ' Stay, brother, God...
Page 86 - And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.
Page 85 - Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you : I am the LORD.
Page 24 - Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father...