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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
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    Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was; and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 7.
10046
    The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 11.
10047
    Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 12.
10048
    Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 13.
10049
    For, lo! the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.
          The Song of Solomon ii. 11, 12.
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    The little foxes, that spoil the vines.
          The Song of Solomon ii. 15.
10051
    Terrible as an army with banners.
          The Song of Solomon vi. 4, 10.
10052
    Like the best wine,… that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.
          The Song of Solomon vii. 9.
10053
    Love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave.
          The Song of Solomon viii. 6.
10054
    Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.
          The Song of Solomon viii. 7.
10055
    The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master’s crib.
          Isaiah i. 3.
10056
    The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
          Isaiah i. 5.
10057
    As a lodge in a garden of cucumbers.
          Isaiah i. 8.
10058
    They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
          Isaiah ii. 4; Micah iv. 3.
10059
    In that day a man shall cast his idols… to the moles and to the bats.
          Isaiah ii. 20.
 

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