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Page 201 - If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death ; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.
Page 218 - The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup : thou maintainest my lot. The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
Page 209 - I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him. 6 The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Page 219 - He made darkness his secret place ; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
Page 199 - I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears.
Page 56 - SACRA PICTORIA: being a Series of Illustrations of the Ancient Versions of the Bible, copied from Illuminated Manuscripts, executed between the Fourth and Sixteenth Centuries. Royal 4to, with 50 beautifully Illuminated Plates, half-bound morocco, .£3 IM.