Things in the forest, by M. and E. Kirby

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1861
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Interesting book about wildlife from the 1800's. Printed using a printing press, on thick paper. Beautiful illustrations and engravings. Amazing embossed cover with a picture of some member of the leopard family in jungle surrounds. (Non-modern/1864-1894 version)

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Page 138 - These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season. That thou givest them they gather: thou openest thine hand, they are filled with good.
Page 138 - Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth. The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.
Page 138 - Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled : thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust. Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created : and thou renewest the face of the earth.
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Page 53 - Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there : if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea ; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, "Surely the darkness shall cover me," even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and...
Page 53 - Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.' 12 Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day; the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
Page 135 - Lord's portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance. He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye. As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings: So the Lord alone did lead him, and there was no strange god with him.
Page 21 - With a glow of blossomed trees, And underneath bestrewn with flowers, The happy dreamer sees. A stream comes dancing from a mount, Down its fresh and lustrous side, Then, tamed into a quiet pool, Is scarcely seen to glide. Like fairy sprites, a thousand birds Glance by on golden wing, Birds lovelier than the lovely hues Of the bloom wherein they sing.
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