What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
ancient animals appears arms arts bards battle beauty become body carried cause century chief climate cold commerce common continue courage demand early effect employed England equally father female figure former France frequently give gold Greek hand human industry inhabitants instance island Italy kind King known labour land language less live Lord luxury male manners mentioned mind nature necessary never object observes original pair particular passion perfection person Plautus pleasure polygamy present probably produced progress Providence purchase quantity race raised reason refined remarkable rendered respect Roman savages says sense single slaves society taste termed thee thing thou thought tion unto whole wife wives woman women writers young
Page 184 - It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband: and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore. The Lord recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
Page 182 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee, for whither thou goest I will go, and where thou lodgest I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God. Where thou diest will I die, and there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Page 183 - And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab; and she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves.
Page 193 - And Zadok the priest took an horn of oil out of the tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew the trumpet ; and all the people said, God save king Solomon. And all the people came up after him, and the people piped with pipes, and rejoiced with great joy, so that 5 the earth rent with the sound of them.
Page 186 - And when Boaz had eaten and drunk, and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of corn : and she came softly, and uncovered his feet, and laid her down. And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned himself: and, behold, a woman lay at his feet. And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thine handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman.
Page 188 - Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the " matter will fall : for the man will not be in rest, " until he have finished the thing this day.
Page 182 - I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons; would ye tarry for them till they were grown ? would ye stay for them from having husbands ? nay, my daughters ; for it grieveth me much for your sakes that the hand of the Lord is gone out against me.
Page 181 - The Lord grant you that ye may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband.