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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 domestic commentary on the Old (New) Testament, by a clergyman of the ...

Robert Shittler - 1853
...Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn ? 13 Gavest than 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 forgettetb that the foot...
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The Illustrated Magazine of Art

Art - 1853
...• " and with no less truthfulness are the ostriches and pelicans of the wilderness described — " 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 ;" and...
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The Christian journal

1854
...*r than the bird described in Job, "which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmetb them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. *''л is hardened against her young ones, • •• ilwugh they were not hers ; her labour is in vain...
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Young England, Volume 3

...them. •ks? " Gavest then the goodly wings onto the peacoe Or wings and feathers onto the ostrich f Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, And warmeth them in dust, And forgetteth that the foot may crash them, Or that the wild beast may hreak them. She is hardened against her young ones, As though...
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The Everyday Bible

Charles M. Sheldon - Bible - 1924 - 640 pages
...they the pinions and plumage of love? For she leaveth her eggs on the earth, And warmeth them in the dust, And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, Or that the wild beast may trample them. She dealeth hardly with her young ones, as if they were not hers: Though her labor be...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 64

1860
...order of na|ure, the following passage will adequately show : — " Gavest thou wings and feathers to the ostrich ? which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust ; and forgetteth that the foot of man may crush them, or that the wild-beast may break them....
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Readings from the Holy Scriptures

Jewish Publication Society of America - Bible - 1942 - 512 pages
...feathers the kindly stork's? 14 For she leaveth her eggs on the earth, And warmeth them in the dust, 15 And forgetteth that the foot may crush them. Or that the wild beast may trample them. 16 She is hardened against her young ones, as if they were not hers; Though her labour...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 16

1884
...own. F. NoBILI-VlTBLLESCHK VOL. XVI.— No. 91. GG THE DARWINIAN THEORY OF INSTINCT. 1 GA VEST thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks ? or wings and...the ostrich ? which leaveth her eggs in the earth, ami warmeth them in dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break...
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Religious Controversies of the Nineteenth Century: Selected Documents

A. O. J. Cockshut - Religion - 1966 - 264 pages
...living creatures - as well tell us that the highest image of parental love and forethought is that of the ostrich, 'which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in dust'. 1 But if such conclusions are not justified by our a priori knowledge of the Divine nature, are they...
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The Reader's Bible, a Narrative: Selections from the King James Version

Roland Mushat Frye - Religion - 1977 - 591 pages
...bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? Or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons? 39 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 foot...
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