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A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

Prov. XXV. 11.

For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.

Prov. xxv. 22.

As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.

Prov. xxv. 25.

There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Prov. xxvi. 13.

Boast not thyself of to-morrow ; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

Prov. xxvii. 1.

Open rebuke is better than secret love. Prov. xxvii. 5.

A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

Prov. xxvii. 15.

The wicked flee when no man pursueth. Prov. xxviii. 1.

Give me neither poverty nor riches.

Pror'. xxx. 8.

The horse-leech hath two daughters, crying, Give, give.

Prov. xxx. 15.

Her children rise up and call her blessed.

Prov. xxxi. 28. There is no new thing under the sun.

Eccles. i. 9.

All is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Eccles. i. 14.

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.

Eccles, ii. 1.

The sleep of a labouring man is sweet. Eccles. v. 12.

A good name is better than precious ointment.

Eccles. vii. 1.

It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting.

Eccles. vii. 2.

Be not righteous overmuch.

Eccles. vii. 16.

To eat and to drink and to be merry.

Eccles. viii. 15. Luke xii. 19. For a living dog is better than a dead lion.

Eccles. ix. 4. Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.

Eccles. ix. 10.

The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.

Eccles. ix. 11.

Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Eccles. xi. 1.

In the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.

Eccles. xi. 3. Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eye to behold the sun.

Eccles. xi. 7.

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.

Eccles. xii. 1.

And the grasshopper shall be a burden. Eccles. xii. 5.

Man goeth to his long home.

Eccles. xii. 5.

Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.

Eccles. xii. 6.

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was; and the spirit shall return unto God, who gave it.

Eccles. xii. 7. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher : all is vanity.

Eccles. i. 2; xii. 8. Of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Eccles. xii. 12.

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.

The little foxes that spoil the vines.

The Song of Solomon ii. 15. Terrible as an army with banners.

The Song of Solomon vi. 10. Grind the faces of the poor.

Is. iii. 15.

To the law and to the testimony.

Is. viii. 20.

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid.

Is. xi. 6.

How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!

Is. xiv. 12.

Whose merchants are princes.

Is. xxiii. 8.

For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little.

Is. xxviii. 1o.

The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

Is. xxxv. I.

Set thine house in order.

Is. xxxviii. 1.

All flesh is grass.

Is. xl. 6.

Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance.

Is. xl. 15. A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench.

Is. xlii. 3.

There is no peace, saith the Lord, unto the wicked.

Is. xlviii. 22. He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter.

Is. liii. 7.

A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation.

Is. Ix. 22.

To give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heavi

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Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

Jer, vi. 14; vii. 11.

Amend your ways and your doings.

Fer. vii. 3.

Is there no balm in Gilead ? is there no physician there?

Jer. viii. 22.

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ?

Jer. xiii. 23.

As if a wheel had been in the midst of a wheel.

Ezek. x, 10. The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.

Ezek. xviii. 2.

Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting

Dan. v. 27

The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

Dan, vi. 12.

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.

Hos. viii. 7.

And they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks.

Mic. iv. 3.

But they shall sit every man under his vine and under

Mic. iv. 4. his fig-tree.

Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

Hab. ii. 2.

But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of Righteousness arise with healing in his wings.

Mal. iv. 2.

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