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A New Translation of the Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Canticles: With ...
George R. Noyes
No preview available - 2015
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Page 272 - All things to man's delightful use. The roof Of thickest covert was inwoven shade, Laurel and myrtle, and what higher grew Of firm and fragrant leaf ; on either side Acanthus, and each odorous bushy shrub, Fenced up the verdant wall ; each beauteous flower, Iris all hues, roses and jessamine...
Page 160 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, As a seal upon thine arm : For love is strong as death ; Jealousy is cruel as the grave : The coals thereof are coals of fire, Which hath a most vehement flame.
Page 179 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 37 - The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Page 114 - Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Page 58 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.
Page 80 - All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous and to the wicked; to the good, and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
Page 147 - Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth : for thy love is better than wine.