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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
9892
    As for man his days are as grass; as a flower of the field so he flourisheth. 1
          Psalm ciii. 15.
9893
    The wind passeth over it, and it is gone; 2 and the place thereof shall know it no more.
          Psalm ciii. 16.
9894
    Wine that maketh glad the heart of man.
          Psalm civ. 15.
9895
    Man goeth forth unto his work 3 and to his labour until the evening.
          Psalm civ. 23.
9896
    They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters. 4
          Psalm cvii. 23.
9897
    At their wits’ end.
          Psalm cvii. 27.
9898
    Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth. 5
          Psalm cx. 3.
9899
    I said in my haste, All men are liars.
          Psalm cxvi. 11.
9900
    Precious 6 in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
          Psalm cxvi. 15.
9901
    The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. 7
          Psalm cxviii. 22.
9902
    I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditations. 8
          Psalm cxix. 99.
9903
    A lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. 9
          Psalm cxix. 105.
 
Note 1.
The days of man are but as grass; for he flourisheth as a flower of the field.—Ibid. [back]
Note 2.
For as soon as the wind goeth over it, it is gone.—Ibid. [back]
Note 3.
To his work.—Ibid. [back]
Note 4.
And occupy their business.—Ibid. [back]
Note 5.
In the day of thy power shall the people offer thee free-will-offerings with an holy worship: the dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning.—Ibid. [back]
Note 6.
Right dear.—Ibid. [back]
Note 7.
The same stone which the builders refused is become the head stone in the corner.—Ibid. [back]
Note 8.
I have more understanding than my teachers: for thy testimonies are my study.—Ibid. [back]
Note 9.
A lantern unto my feet, and a light unto my paths.—Ibid. [back]
 

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