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Page 154 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 259 - And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished. Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.
Page 151 - And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom the Lord hath chosen, that there is none like him among all the people ? And all the people shouted, and said, God save the king.
Page 91 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household. For all her household are clothed with scarlet.
Page 92 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Page 62 - And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man : abide with me.
Page 149 - Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man " of valour, and he was the son of an harlot, and " Gilead begat Jephthah. " And Gilead' s wife bare him sons; and his " wife's sons grew up, and they thrust out Jephthah, ** and said unto him, Thou shalt not inherit in our ** father's house ; for thou art the son of a strange
Page 149 - And the people and princes of Gilead said one to another, What man is he that will begin to fight against the children of Ammon? he shall be head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.
Page 116 - Lacedemonians, that honest people, more virtuous than polite, rose up all to a man, and with the greatest respect received him among them. The Athenians being suddenly touched with a sense of the Spartan virtue, and their own degeneracy, gave a thunder of applause ; and. the old man cried out, " The Athenians understand what is good, but the Lacedemonians practise it