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" Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. "
The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review - Page 2
1822
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - 1994 - 454 pages
...the ominous reminder of sergeant death is set in the unavoidable and timeless language of the psalms: 'Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.' (Psalm 39,4) The archaic resonance of such a passage certainly embraces the more circumscribed questions...
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The Astrology of the Old Testament

Karl Anderson - 1996 - 502 pages
...Testament regarding fate. t? See Psa. xxxix. 4; xc. 12 ; Jer. x. 23 ; Job iii. 23 ; vii. ' ; xiv. 5. 14" Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am." " So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom." " O 'Lord, I know that...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...his name that sat on him was Death. BIBLE: NEW TESTAMENT, St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 6:8. 7 Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am. BIBLE: HEBREW, Psalms, 39:4. 8 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? BIBLE: NEW...
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Staying Positive in a Negative World: Attitudes That Enhance the Joy of Living

Roger Campbell - 1996 - 129 pages
...been most conscious of all the Old Testament writers about the need of using time wisely. He prayed, "Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is, that I may know how frail I am. Behold, Thou hast made my days as an handbreadth, and mine age is as nothing before Thee" (Ps. 39:4-5)....
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Anton Chekhov: The Critical Heritage

Victor Emeljanow - 1997 - 471 pages
...wonderful things have come from the East - Chekhov is not the least of them. 'Lord make me to know my end and the measure of my days what it is, that I may know how frail I am. ' 83. VIRGINIA WOOLF IN 'NEW STATESMAN' 24 July 1920, 446 ...There is nothing in English literature...
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A Measure of My Days: The Journal of a Country Doctor

David Loxterkamp - 1997 - 321 pages
...that our days are numbered. We are given in abundance what the psalmists craved: a chance to glimpse "the measure of my days, what it is, that I may know how frail I am" (Ps 39:4). The journal, more than anything else, is a compendium of stories that tell of the irrepressible...
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The Gospel in Creation

Ellet Joseph Waggoner - 1999 - 170 pages
...him. "My heart was hot within me ; while I was musing the fire burned : then spake I with my tongue, Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is ; that I may know how frail I am. Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbrcadth ; and mine age is as nothing before thee : verily...
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Oyster

Janette Turner Hospital - 1999 - 412 pages
...to know mine end,' Mercy read from the lectern of the Living Word Gospel Hall. 'Make me to know mind end, and the measure of my days, what it is, that I may know how frail I am.' She lifted her eyes from the page and looked out the window. Across the road, people loitered under...
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Chapters into Verse: A Selection of Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - 2000 - 512 pages
...stirred. My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue, LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am. Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every...
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Toward a Perfect Love

Walter Hilton - 2001 - 212 pages
...there were nothing now but Jesus. This is the sort of meekness demonstrated by David when he said: "Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of...my days what it is; that I may know how frail I am. Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily, every...
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