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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 dust, And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. "
The Popular Science Monthly - Page 586
1885
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Analysis of the Bible, with reference to the social duty of man, by M. Martin

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1836 - 180 pages
...with his band ia the furrow ? or will he harrow the valleys after thee ? [Job, xxxix. 9, 10, Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks ? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich ? [Job, xxxix. 1s. Hast thou given the horse strength ? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder ? [Job,...
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The Holy Bible: According to the Authorized Version, Containing ..., Volume 2

1837 - 852 pages
...2 Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn ? 13 Gavest : his eyes behold, his eyelids try, ? 14 Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmcth them in dust, 15 And forgetteth that the foot...
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The Sportsman

752 pages
...writer in allusion to the ostrich, says, " She leavethhcr eggs in the earth, and warmcth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them or that the wild beast may break them. She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers ; her labour is in vain without...
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The paragraph Bible, arranged in paragraphs and parallelisms

1838 - 1196 pages
...feathers unto the ostrich ? 14 Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, And vvnnneth them in dust, 1 5 16 She is hardened against her young ones, as though they mere not her's ; Her labour is in vain without...
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A gazetteer of the Old and New Testaments: to which is added the ..., Volume 2

William Fleming - 1838 - 646 pages
...known as might be desired. In the Book of Job the ostrich is thus introduced — " Garest thou wings or 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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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1838 - 316 pages
...thee? Wilt thou trust him because his strength is great ? or wilt thou leave thy labor to him? Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich? Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook ? or his tongu« with a cord which thou lettest down? Canst...
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A Reply to the Report of the Earl of Durham

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - 1839 - 100 pages
...you first began to feel a preference for itinerancy, which, in the beautiful language of Scripture, "Leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in...crush, them, or that the wild beast may break them," did you ask the clergy to solve your doubts ? Did you inquire whether the Church had its missionary...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 26

John William Carleton - 1851 - 726 pages
...writer in allusion to the ostrich, says, " She leavethhcr 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 hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers ; her labour is in vain without...
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839 - 316 pages
...thee? Wilt thou trust him because his strength is great? or wilt thou leave thy labor to him ? Gavest thou 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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Emendations of the Authorised Version of the Old Testament

Selig Newman - 1839 - 94 pages
...scattereth 16. the balancings 38:31. the sweet influences 39 : 4. they grow up with corn ; 13. Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks ? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich ? 19. with thunder? 20. canst thou make him afraid 40; 2. Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty...
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