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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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Letters to a Young Naturalist on the Study of Nature and Natural Theology

James Lawson Drummond - Animals - 1831 - 342 pages
...them. You are not therefore to accept in the literal sense the allusions in the 39th chapter of Job, to 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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The False Step ...: And The Sisters ...

Miss Jones - 1832
...ostrich ! which, to use the words of Scripture, leaveth her eggs m the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them, for she hardeneth her heart against her young ones, as though they were not hers.' " This was not to...
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A View of the Human Heart: In a Series of Allegorical Designs Illustrative ...

Barbara Allan Simon - Good and evil - 1832 - 179 pages
...like the cruel ostrich, who void of understanding, " leaveth her young ones in the sand, forgetful that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may devour them. She hardeneth her heart against her young, as though they were not hers : her labour is...
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Hints to Parents: A Sermon on the Religious Education of Children

Gardiner Spring - Christian education of children - 1833 - 60 pages
...neither hath he imparted to her understanding, 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 ;" but what shall be thought of the still more cruel insensibility of that parent who gives birth to...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...Wilt thou believe him that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn? 12 Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich? which leaveth her eggs sd in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...Wilt thou trust him because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave thy labor to him? Gave.st thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the o.strich? Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook ? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? Cnnst...
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The existence of God

Origen Bacheler - Bible - 1822
...Who hath put wisdom jn the inward parts ? or who hath given understanding to the heart ? Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks ? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich? Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, and stretch her wings toward the south ? Doth the eagle mount up at...
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Infant School Manual; Or, Teacher's Assistant: Containing a View of the ...

Mary W. Howland - Education - 1834 - 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 lifteth up herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider. VULTURE. What...
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The Biblical Reader: Consisting of Rhetorical Extracts from the Old and New ...

Ebenezer Porter - Bible - 1834 - 263 pages
...Wilt thou believe him that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn ? 13 Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich ? 14 Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, 15 And forgetteth that the...
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Hints to Parents on the Religious Education of Children

Gardiner Spring - Religious education - 1835 - 130 pages
...neither hath he imparted to her understanding, 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 ;" but what shall be thought of the still more cruel insensibility of that parent who gives birth to...
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