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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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A Collation of the Principal English Translations of the Sacred Scriptures ...

Charles Roger - Bible - 1847 - 323 pages
...Who hath sent out the wild ass free ' or who hath loosed the bands of the wild ass ? 13 Gavesl thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks ? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich ? 19 Hast thou given the horse strength ? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder ? 20 Canst thou make...
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Scripture natural history [by M.F. Maude].

Mary Fawler Maude - 1848 - 452 pages
...sins to inflict upon them such terrible judgments. OSTRICH. Job xxxix. 13 — 18. " Gavest thou... wings and feathers unto the ostrich ? Which leaveth...that the wild beast may break them. She is hardened * Strabo. against her young ones, as though they were not hers, her labour is in vain without fear,...
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The Wesleyan juvenile offering, Volume 5

Wesleyan Methodist missionary society - 1848
...wilderness, the largest of all birds, " 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." " O Lord, how manifold are thy works ! in wisdom hast thou made them all ; the earth is full of thy...
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The Scripture Reader Consisting of Selections of Sacred Scriptures for the ...

Bible - 1849 - 348 pages
...that he will bring home thy seed, And gather it into thy barn ? Gavcet thou the goodly wings unto She the peacocks ? Or wings and feathers unto the ostrich...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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Evenings in the South of France: From the French of Madame Guizot

Madame Guizot (Elisabeth Charlotte Pauline) - France - 1849 - 155 pages
...the egg. Mrs. Beaumont. Yes, that is what God himself teaches us in the book of Job. " 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. She is...
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Elements of English Grammar, Analytical and Synthetical: Arranged in ...

William Colgrove Kenyon - English language - 1849 - 328 pages
...Wilt thou trust him becanse his strength is great ? or wilt thou leave thy labor to him ? Gavest thon 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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Sermons on Various Subjects of Christian Doctrine and Duty

Nathanael Emmons - Congregational churches - 1850 - 550 pages
...understanding. And this is asserted of the ostrich in the thirty-ninth chapter of Job. " 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. She is...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - Natural history - 1850 - 544 pages
...provide for themselves ; and in the book of Job there is a beautiful passage relating to this habit of 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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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1850
...her young. And here we may allude to the wellknown passage in the book of Job, xxxix. 14, 15, JO, " Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in dust, and forgettcth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. She is hardened against...
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Scripture (Bible) natural history, for the young

1850
...owners of the sheep having discovered them, they were set upon, and killed. THE OSTRICH. "Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich? — JOB, xxxix. 13. THE ostrich is in Scripture made the symbol of cruelty and forgetfulness, on account...
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