The Bards of the Bible

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Harper & Brothers, 1851 - Bible - 378 pages
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Page 135 - A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
Page 288 - And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written.
Page 126 - He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.
Page 123 - The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters.
Page 209 - BY THE rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
Page 274 - These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots; Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
Page 104 - This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you : he will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen ; and some shall run before his chariots.
Page 31 - And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?
Page 195 - With calves of a year old ? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, Or with ten thousands of rivers of oil ? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul...
Page 270 - Lord, it is good for us to be here : if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles, one for thee, one for Moses, and one for Elias.

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