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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
9823
    Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?
          Job xxxviii. 31.
9824
    Canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
          Job xxxviii. 32.
9825
    He smelleth the battle afar off.
          Job xxxix. 25.
9826
    Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook?
          Job xli. 1.
9827
    Hard as a piece of the nether millstone.
          Job xli. 24.
9828
    He maketh the deep to boil like a pot.
          Job xli. 31.
9829
    I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; but now mine eye seeth thee.
          Job xlii. 5.
9830
    His leaf also shall not wither.
          Psalm i. 3.
9831
    Lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
          Psalm iv. 6.
9832
    Out of the mouth of babes 1 and sucklings.
          Psalm viii. 2.
9833
    Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels. 2
          Psalm viii. 5.
9834
    The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.
          Psalm xiv. 1; liii. 1.
9835
    He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.
          Psalm xv. 4.
9836
    The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; 3 yea, I have a goodly heritage.
          Psalm xvi. 6.
9837
    Keep me as the apple of the eye, 4 hide me under the shadow of thy wings.
          Psalm xvii. 8.
9838
    The sorrows of death compassed me.
          Psalm xviii. 4.
9839
    He rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind. 5
          Psalm xviii. 10.
 
Note 1.
Of very babes.—Book of Common Prayer. [back]
Note 2.
Thou madest him lower than.—Ibid. [back]
Note 3.
The lot is fallen unto me in a fair ground.—Ibid. [back]
Note 4.
Apple of an eye.—Ibid. [back]
Note 5.
He rode upon the cherubim, and did fly; he came flying upon the wings of the wind.—Ibid. [back]
 

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