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" That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth: that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace... "
The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository - Page 354
1883
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Memoir of William Knibb, Son of the Rev. W. Knibb, Missionary: Who Died at ...

James Hoby - Jamaica - 1839 - 59 pages
...character in the morning of life, for which the psalmist prays, when he says, " that our sons may he as plants grown up in their youth, that our daughters may be as corner-stones polished after the similitude of a palace." Such was the prayer of William's parents...
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Memorials of Deceased Members of the Society of Friends: Compiled from ...

Susanna Corder - Quakers - 1839 - 379 pages
...not, the Son of Man cometh." " Oh," said he, " how has my soul longed and prayed for those present, that 'our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth : and that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace.' " He...
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Constitution and Discipline of the Methodist Protestant Church

Methodist Protestant Church - 1839 - 178 pages
...means by which our children may, under God's blessing, be safely conducted to the knowledge of himself; that our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; and that our daughters may be as corner-stones, polished after the similitude of a palace. Already...
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Abstracts of Massachusetts School Returns

1840
...we ask that the smiles of Almighty God may rest upon the precious interests of education among us. That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth,...stones, polished after the similitude of a palace. * * * SCHOOL COMMITTEE.— GEO. TRASE, JW TALBOT, NELSON CARPENTER, LOREN . zo WARINER, DANIEL A. HATHAWAY....
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the ...

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1894
...in a family of brothers and sisters under the guidance of a loving father and mother. "That oursons may be as plants grown up in their youth, that our daughters may bo as corner stones polished aller the similitude of a palace.'' The family is the unit of society....
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Luther League Review, Volume 18, Issue 4

1905
...space I'll put into short propositions : (1) Every young person is an unchiseled gem or a plant. " That our sons may be as plants, grown up in their...stones, polished after the similitude of a palace." (2) Comparisons may be unfair. What is the difference in value between a fine pearl and an acorn? It...
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Church missionary gleaner [afterw.] C.M.S. gleaner [afterw ..., Volumes 1-4

Church missionary society
...placed in such unhappy circumstances. David, in the 144th Psalm, uses the following expression — "that our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth." Such will be the case with those who, in Christian families, are brought up in '.the nurture and admonition...
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Holy Bible

Zondervan, Zondervan Publishing House - Bibles - 1984 - 928 pages
...strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood: 12 blishing 13 That our garners may be full, affording all manner of store: that our sheep may bring forth thousands...
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Daughters of Canaan: A Saga of Southern Women

Margaret Ripley Wolfe - Social Science - 1995 - 281 pages
...In another time and place the biblical King David had offered up "a new song" of praise for his Lord "that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace" (Psalm 144). In a manner not unlike that of the ancient Hebrew psalmist, the contemporary southern...
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Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries

Amanda Porterfield - Religion - 1997 - 192 pages
...and a group of women standing beside them. Below this scene was printed the passage from Proverbs: "that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace." 48 Lyon's image of the graduates of Mount Holyoke as cornerstones of world redemption drew directly...
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