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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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Discussion on the Existence of God and the Authenticity of the Bible Between ...

Origen Bacheler, Robert Dale Owen - Bible - 1840 - 235 pages
...Who hath put wisdom in 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...
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Redemption Redeemed: Wherein the Most Glorious Work of the Redemption of the ...

John Goodwin - Redemption - 1840 - 740 pages
...chickens under her wings, they who make him like unto the ostrich, which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beasts may break them, and is hardened against her young ones, as if they were not hers, Job xxxix....
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Good Thoughts in Bad Times, Good Thoughts in Worse Times, Mixt ...

Thomas Fuller, William Pickering - Conscience - 1841 - 358 pages
...ostriches. For the old one leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, forgetting that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.* But divine providence so disposeth it, that the bare nest hatcheth the eggs, and the warmth of the...
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Good Thoughts in Bad Times, Good Thoughts in Worse Times, Mixt ...

Thomas Fuller, William Pickering - Conscience - 1841 - 358 pages
...ostriches. For the old one leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, forgetting that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.* But divine providence so disposeth it, that the bare nest hatcheth the eggs, and the warmth of the...
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The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1849 - 304 pages
...Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, And gather it into thy barn ? 2. Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks ? Or wings and...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. 9. She...
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The Englishman's Magazine, Volume 2, Issues 13-14

1842
...existence. . She is described as the bird which " leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them on the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them,...the wild beast may break them." " She is hardened," continues the inspired writer, " against her young ones, as though they were not hers: her labour is...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...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 dust. 15 And forgetteth that the foot...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments

1843
...barn ? 13 Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacock?, or wings and feathers unto ihe ostrich ? 14 was dead, he said, Blessed be the LORD, that hath pleaded the 15 And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. 16 She is hardened...
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Six Thousand Years Ago, Or, the Works of Creation Illustrated

M. C. Best - Creation - 1844 - 168 pages
...prevent the rain wetting the interior; in this hole she deposits her eggs, and " warmeth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them." Job xxxix. 14, 15. In this unprotected state she leaves them, and "is hardened against her young ones,...
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The Biographical Remains of Rev. George Beecher: Late Pastor of a Church in ...

George Beecher - Clergy - 1844 - 345 pages
...feathers to the peacock, or wings and feathers to the ostrich, which leaveth her eggs in the earth and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them, because God hath deprived her of understanding ? Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom and stretch her wings...
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