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" For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground ; yet through the scent of water it will... "
Short Discourses to be Read in Families - Page 373
by William Jay - 1833 - 493 pages
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1848
...mouldering urn, Ah ! when shall day dawn on the night ot the grave ?" " There is hope," said he, " of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout...in the ground, yet through the scent of water, it shall bud and bring forth boughs like a plant. But man dieth and wasteth away, yea, man giveth up the...
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Horę homileticę, or Discourses, in the form of ..., Volume 4; Volume 19

Charles Simeon - 1832
...foliage, which by revolving seasons is produced and destroyed. But in this the illustration fails : " for there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it...and bring forth boughs like a plant : but man dieth, and wasteth away ; yea, " man giveth up the ghost, and where is he ?" " As the waters fail from the...
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The Comforter; Or, Extracts Selected for the Consolation of Mourners: Under ...

1832 - 203 pages
...protection ; but the ashes of the dead revive not with the dews, and showers, and influences of spring. There is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it...bud and bring forth boughs like a plant. But " man die-ill, and. wasteth away ; yea, man givetli up the ghost, and where is he ? As the waters fail from...
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Studies in Poetry and Prose: Consisting of Selections Principally from ...

A. B. Cleveland - 1832 - 480 pages
...trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down; he fleeth as a shadow, and continueth not. There is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it...will bud and bring forth boughs like a plant. But man wasteth away; yes, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he?' Such are the striking emblems of human...
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Memoir of William A. Porter: A. M., with Selections from His Writings

Ebenezer Kellogg - 1832 - 115 pages
...Losing sight of the promises of Jehovah, he lets his eye wander on nature. " There is hope," says he, " of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout...and bring forth boughs like a plant. But man dieth and wasteth away. Yea, man dieth and giveth up the ghost, and where is he ? " In connexion with this,...
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The American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1832 - 468 pages
...and is cut down ; he fleeth as a shadow, and continueth not. There is hope of a tree, if it be crtt down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender...the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground ; ycl, through the scent of water, it will bud and bring forth boughs like a plant. But man wasteth...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...cannot pass. 4 Turn from him that he may rest, till he shall accomplish as an hireling his day. 5 For there is hope of a tree if it be cut down that it...and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. 6 Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground: 7 Yet through...
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The Works of Mrs. Sherwood: Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published in ...

Mary Martha Sherwood - 1837
...He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not. For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it...and bring forth boughs like a plant. But man dieth, and wasteth away ; yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he ? As the waters fail from the sea,...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families, Volume 2

William Jay - 1834
...the ground with leaves. When a leaf falls, it drops irrecoverably. It isotherwise with the tree: "For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it...will bud and bring forth boughs like a plant." But the leaf has no second spring; it can never be revived. And man islike it. "Man dieth and wasteth away,...
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The Works of Mrs. Sherwood: Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published in ...

Mary Martha Sherwood - 1834
...it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Tnough the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock...will bud and bring forth boughs like a plant. But man dietb and wasteth away ; yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he. As the waters fail from the...
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