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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language (Classic Reprint)
David N. Lord
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according acts addressed affirmation agents allegory analogous apostrophe appear applied ascribed Assyria bear beauty called cause CHAPTER clouds coming compared comparison dark David denote descendants described destruction earth effect employed enemies example exerted exhibited expression eyes fact fall feet figure fire flower Gentiles give God's hand hath heart heaven Hypocatastasis iambics illustrate indicate interposition interpretation Isaiah Israelites Jehovah Jerusalem kind knowledge land language laws light lines literal Lord manner meaning measure metaphor metonymy mountains nature night nouns objects passage person prediction present proper prophet regarded relation represent resemblance respect rock Saul seen sense sent signify song Spirit subjects substituted sweet syllable symbols thee things third thou thoughts throne tion trees trochee unto verbs verse visible whole wind
Page 118 - Thou preparedst room before it, And didst cause it to take deep root, and it filled the land. The hills were covered with the shadow of it, And the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars. She sent out her boughs unto the sea, And her branches unto the river.
Page 139 - Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds ; pleasant the sun When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glist'ring with dew; fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers ; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening mild ; then silent night With this her solemn bird and this fair moon, And these the gems of heaven, her starry train...
Page 133 - And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into...
Page 99 - Eternal coeternal beam, May I express thee unblamed? since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright essence increate ! Or hear'st thou rather, pure ethereal stream, Whose fountain who shall tell ? Before the sun, Before the heavens thou wert, and at the voice Of God, as with a mantle, didst invest The rising world of waters dark and deep, Won from the void and formless infinite.
Page 255 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time, to recover the remnant of His people which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Gush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
Page 305 - I have fought my way through; I have finished the work thou didst give me to do!" O that each from his Lord may receive the glad word, "Well and faithfully done! Enter into my joy, and sit down on my throne!
Page 49 - The sky is changed ! — and such a change ! Oh night, And storm, and darkness, ye are wondrous strong, Yet lovely in your strength, as is the light Of a dark eye in woman ! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among Leaps the live thunder...
Page 16 - The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. "Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. "They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing; 15 to shew that the Lord is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
Page 272 - OF Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire That shepherd, who first taught the chosen seed, In the beginning, how the heavens and earth Rose out of chaos...