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" The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar : and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven ; till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds "
An abstract of the historical part of the Old Testament [by E. Harley]. - Page 607
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A Scriptural View of Woman's Rights and Duties: In All the Important ...

Elizabeth Wilson - Women in the Bible - 1849 - 376 pages
...monuments of divine justice. Nebuchadnezzar was driven from the society of men, and ate grass as oxen, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws, until he was brought to acknowledge that the Most High reigneth, and had not resigned the dominion...
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Aaron-Guestchamber

John Relly Beard - 1850
...old, expelled from human society, and, living on the spontaneous products of the soil, did eat grase as oxen, and his body was wet with, the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws. — This great vaunted city also now drew near to the pangs of that destruction with which she had...
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A Manual of Ancient History: Containing the Political History, Geographical ...

William Cooke Taylor - History, Ancient - 1850 - 358 pages
...Nebuchadi.ez'zar was punished by a fit of lunacy; during which " he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws."t Evil-Merodach succeeded, and after a short reign was murdered by his sister's husband, Neriglis'sar....
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The Early Illuminated Books

William Blake - Art - 1998 - 287 pages
...described in the apocalyptic Old Testament Book of Daniel : 'he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws' (4.33). In the apocalyptic New Testament Book of Revelation and Christian tradition he becomes a symbol...
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Kierkegaard: The Indirect Communication

Roger Poole, Professor Roger Poole - Philosophy - 1993 - 318 pages
...same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails were like birds' claws" (Daniel 4:33). Once again the theme is that of enforced silence, like Job's,...
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It's a Print!: Detective Fiction from Page to Screen

William Reynolds, Elizabeth Ann Trembley, Elizabeth Trembley - Performing Arts - 1994 - 235 pages
...Nebuchadnezzar is the fallen Babylonian king who, punished by God, was "driven from men . . . did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagle's feathers, and his nails like bird's claws" (Daniel 4:33). Becoming unreasonable, like a beast,...
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All the Spiritualism of the Christian Bible and the Scripture Directly ...

E. W. Sprague - 1996 - 392 pages
...same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar, and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws." Recovers His Mind. Verse 34 : "At the end of the days, I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up mine eyes unto...
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Comparative Criticism: Volume 18, Spaces: Cities, Gardens and Wildernesses

E. S. Shaffer - Drama - 1996 - 294 pages
...by God for pride in the Book of Daniel, by being driven from men to 'eat grass as oxen ', his body ' wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws'. But there grew up in both East and West a tradition of holy wild men : saints and anchorites who withdrew...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...1914 and Other Poems (1915). Concluding lines. Hermits 1 And he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws. BIBLE: HEBREW, Daniel, 4:33. Referring to Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon. Heroes and Heroines 1 I'm...
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The Bible: Authorized King James Version

Robert Carroll, Robert P. Carroll, Stephen Prickett - Religion - 1998 - 1732 pages
...same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar : and he was driven from men, and did eat grass an have nothing more profitable in their life. 8 If...man desire much experience, she knoweth things of ol bis nails like birds' claws. 34 And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto...
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