A New Translation of the Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Canticles: With Introductions, and Notes, Chiefly Explanatory

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James Munroe, 1846 - Bible - 290 pages
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Page 125 - My beloved spake, And said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, And the vines with the tender grape Give a good smell.
Page 272 - All things to man's delightful use ; the roof Of thickest covert was inwoven shade Laurel and myrtle, and what higher grew Of firm and fragrant leaf; on either side Acanthus, and each odorous bushy shrub Fenced up the verdant wall ; each beauteous flower. Iris all hues, roses, and...
Page 264 - Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
Page 160 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm : for love is strong as death ; jealousy is cruel as the grave : the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame...
Page 37 - The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Page 80 - All things come alike to all : there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked, to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner, and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
Page 231 - All Nature is but art, unknown to thee All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
Page 109 - There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.
Page 61 - BOAST not thyself of to-morrow ; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Page 256 - Lucum ligna : cave ne portus occupet alter, Ne Cibyratica, ne Bithyna negotia perdas ; Mille talenta rotundentur, totidem altera, porro et Tertia succedant, et quae pars quadret acervum.

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