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" As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth : For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone ; and the place thereof shall know it no more. "
A Spring-day: Or, Contemplations on Several Occurrences which Naturally ... - Page 256
by James Fisher - 1806 - 338 pages
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Newly Opened Treasury of Heavenly Incense; Or, Christian's Companion ...

Johann Zollikoffer - 1837 - 612 pages
...yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. But as for man, his days are as grass ; as a flower of the field so he flourisheth ; for the wind passeth over it, and it is gone, end the place thereof knoweth it no more. We appear before Thee, to close in thy presence,...
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Sacred philosophy of the seasons, Volume 4

Henry Duncan - 1837
...himself to " a leaf driven to and fro." " As for man," says the Psalmist, " his days are as grass ; as a flower of the field so he flourisheth ; for the wind passeth over it and it is gone ; and the place thereof shall know it no more ;" Psalm ciii. 15, 16. Such are a few of the...
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The Sanctuary and the Oratory: Or, Illustrations and Records of Devotional Duty

Thomas Milner - 1837 - 403 pages
...For he knoweth our frame, He remembereth we are but dust. As for man, his days are as grass ; As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone, And the place thereof knoweth it no more. The mercy of Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
...scythe, and exclaim " Man cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down ; his days are as grass ; as a flower of the field so he flourisheth, for the wind passeth over it, and it is gone !" Hay-making is both a pleasant and healthful occupation ; — it is the very life of an...
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The Works of Mrs. Sherwood: Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published in ...

Mary Martha Sherwood - 1837
...Jbehold ; but now it is limited to a much shorter period — ' For the days of man are as grass ; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth : for the wind passeth over it, and it is gone ; and the place thereof shall know it no more. But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting...
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The Evangelist, Volume 1

John Leifchild, Redford (Rev. Dr.) - 1838
...are his bones of iron—has he an arm like God, or can he thunder with a voice like him ? No—as a flower of the field so he flourisheth, for the wind passeth over him and he is gone." A crumb, a gnat, a hair, a thorn, a speck, or a slip, may make an end of him....
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Select Family and Parish Sermons: A Series of Evangelical ..., Volume 2

Charles Pettit McIlvaine - 1839
...comes; and in a moment sweeps away thee and thy plans forever! "As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field so he flourisheth: for the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more." Can riches bribe Death, or make a bargain...
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Biographical Sketches and Sermons, of Some of the First Ministers of the ...

James P. Miller - 1839 - 512 pages
...For he knoweth our frame ; he remembereth that we are dust. As for man, his days are as grass ; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth ; for the wind passeth over it, and it is gone, and the place thereof shall know it no more : But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting...
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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1839
...or poetry:— EXAMPLE. Human life is short and uncertain. " As for man, his days are as grass ; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth; for the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more." " Where is to-morrow ? In another world....
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Old Humphrey's Observations

George Mogridge - 1839
...fading lily, without the sad, yet salutary remembrance, that, "as for man, his days are as grass, as a flower of the field so he flourisheth : for the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof knoweth it no more," Psa. ciii. 15. Yet though our bodies be frail...
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