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" Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich? which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. "
Early days; or, The Wesleyan scholar's guide - Page 37
1873
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The Primary Class Book: A Selection of Easy Lessons in Reading, for the ...

Thomas J. Lee - Readers - 1827 - 179 pages
...of its young. 15. A fine description is given in the 39th chapter of Job, 13th verse. " Gavest thou wings and feathers unto the Ostrich ? which leaveth her eggs in the earth and warmeth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. 16. "...
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Works, Volume 1

Matthew Horbery - Future punishment - 1828
...mankind can leave them exposed and helpless, as the ostrich does her eggs in the earth, forgetting that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them s ; if he is hardened against his offspring, as though they were not his ; notwithstanding we cannot...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...Wilt thou trust him because his strength is great ? or wilt thou leave thy labour to hfm ? Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich ? Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook ? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down ? Canst...
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The works of Matthew Horbery, D.D.

Matthew Horbery - 1828
...mankind can leave them exposed and helpless, as the ostrich does her eggs in the earth, forgetting that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break theme-, if he is hardened against his offspring, as though they were not his ; notwithstanding we cannot...
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A Description of More Than Three Hundred Animals: Interspersed with ...

Zoology - 1829 - 476 pages
...provide for themselves. Even the author of the book of Job alludes to this popular notion respecting the Ostrich, " which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust ; and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. She...
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 3

William Bingley - 1829
...provide for themselves. Even the author of the book of Job alludes to this popular notion respecting the Ostrich, " which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust; and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. She is...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, with References and ...

Bible - 1829 - 1519 pages
...heaven, 38 When the dust groweth into hardness, and the clods cleave fast together? 13 Gavest thcru the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the osirich? 14 Which leaveth her eges in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, 15 And forgetteth that...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1830 - 669 pages
...the ostrich ? 14 Which leavolh her eggs in the earth, andwarmeth them in the dust, J5 And forgcttelh that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. 16 She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers : her labour is in vain without...
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The Holy Bible

1830
...the ostrich ? 14 Which leavelh her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, lj And forgeiieth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. Hi She is hardened against heryoungonf-s, as though they нуге not hers : lier labour a 'a vain...
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The Infant School Manual: Or, Teacher's Assistant

Mary W. Howland - Teaching - 1831 - 274 pages
...can outrun the horse. What does the bible say about this bird? God hath given wings and feathers to- the ostrich, which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust. When she lilieth up herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider. VULTURE. What...
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