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" ostrich which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them and the wild beast "
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1870
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Revelation, by the authoress of 'Revelation the orb of light'.

Revelation - 1863 - 828 pages
...Where could such design have originated but in infinite resource ? " 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. She is hardened...
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The Epistles of St. Paul for English Readers

Charles John Vaughan - 1864 - 66 pages
...young. And the dam ^(literally, warming) upon theyoung, or upon the eggs. Job xxxix. 14, The ostrich, which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in dust. Here it expresses the genial comforting warmth of the mother's bosom to which the child is closely...
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The Book of Job in Poetry: Or

Henry Wright Adams - 1864 - 386 pages
...comprehend them or not. PICTURE NO. XIV. PAGE 323. The Ostrich. Gavestthou .... wings and feathers unto the ostrich ? which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in 2 the dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush, or that the wild beast may break them. She is hardened...
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Selections from the Old and New Testaments, by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1865 - 976 pages
...it into thy barn ? 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. She is hardened...
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School Government: A Practical Treatise, Presenting a Thorough Discussion of ...

Frederick Swartz Jewell - 1866 - 318 pages
...involved, and the parent's rational obligation to provide for them is concerned, the mass are like the ostrich, " which leaveth her eggs in the earth and...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...
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Principles of Education: Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to ...

Elizabeth Missing Sewell - 1866 - 490 pages
...exist, although they may never have been brought into personal contact with it, they act but like 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. She is hardened...
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School Government: A Practical Treatise, Presenting a Thorough Discussion of ...

Frederick Swartz Jewell - 1866 - 396 pages
...them is concerned, the mass are like the ostrich, " which leaveth her eggs in the earth and warineth 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...
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The giraffe hunters, Issue 219, Volume 3

Mayne Reid - 1867 - 314 pages
...observation of any fact to justify a belief in it. Job, chap, xxxix., speaking of the ostrich, says, she " 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. She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were...
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Conversations on the Bible and Science

Edwin SIDNEY - 1867 - 300 pages
...xxxix. 13, 14 15, 16. 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. She is hardened...
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Authorised Report of the Church Congress

1868 - 484 pages
...Job has been criticised because in the reply of the Lord to Job we are told of the ostrich that " she leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust; she is hardened against her young ones as though they were not hers ;"—whereas it is known, and I...
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