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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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The Scripture Alphabet of Animals

Harriet Newell Cook - 1842 - 138 pages
...wings and feathers unto the ostrich 1 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 hardened against her young ones as though they were not hers." See how well this agrees with...
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The Englishman's Magazine, Volume 2, Issues 13-14

1842 - 300 pages
...existence. . She is described as the bird which " leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them on the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them." " She is hardened," continues the inspired writer, " against her young ones, as though they were not...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842 - 696 pages
...12 Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn ? 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 dust. 15 And forgetteth that the foot...
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments

1843 - 1108 pages
...barn ? 13 Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacock?, or wings and feathers unto ihe ostrich ? 14 was dead, he said, Blessed be the LORD, that hath pleaded the 15 And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. 16 She is hardened...
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The Creation: A Series of Letters from a Father to His Children

William Graeme Rhind - 1844 - 456 pages
...ostrich. " Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings. . . . Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings...crush them, or that the wild beast may break them. She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not her's : her labour is in vain without...
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The Biographical Remains of Rev. George Beecher: Late Pastor of a Church in ...

George Beecher - 1844 - 356 pages
...feathers to the peacock, or wings and feathers to the ostrich, which leaveth her eggs in the earth and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that...beast may break them, because God hath deprived her of understanding ? Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom and stretch her wings toward the south ? Doth the eagle...
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The Reporter [afterw.] The Catechumen reporter. Ed. by S. Jackson, Volume 4

Samuel Jackson - 1844 - 210 pages
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Six Thousand Years Ago, Or, the Works of Creation Illustrated

M. C. Best - 1844 - 204 pages
...prevent the rain wetting the interior; in this hole she deposits her eggs, and " warmeth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them." Job xxxix. 14, 15. In this unprotected state she leaves them, and "is hardened against her young ones,...
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Scripture Geography, Or A Companion to the Bible: Being a Geographical and ...

Thomas Tucker Smiley - 1844 - 382 pages
...expression, therefore, "She leaveth her eggs in the sand, and warmcth them in the dust, and forgctteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them," refers, first, to her leaving her eggs during the day, to the sun's warmth, voluntarily ; and, in the...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament, and the New: Translated Out of ...

1841 - 1136 pages
...12 Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy barn? 13 Gavest & MȪ tG{# / ? n16 ] ( t l Lr6 ѧ :jԬ 7, - Xۈ Ģ:c ? 14 Which leavelh her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, 15 And forgetteth that the...
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