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" If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan? "
The down-hill of life, its exercises, temptations, and dangers - Page 97
by Thomas Harrison Walker - 1866 - 139 pages
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A cyclopædia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 pages
...eyes and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where,— Genesis, xiii. 10. If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace wherein thou trustedst, they wearied...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 26

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1872
...inference from the minor to the major.13* An example of this rule is to be found in Jerem. xii. 5, " If thou hast run with the footmen and they have wearied thee [inference], then how canst thou contend with Worses?" Rule 6. — Implied inference from the minor...
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The Bow in the Cloud: Or, Covenant Mercy for the Afflicted

William Bacon Stevens - Consolation - 1854 - 360 pages
...afflictions ? How then will you bear this greatest of trials? To adopt the language of Jeremiah (xii. 5), " If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses ? And if, in the land of peace, wherein thou trustest, they...
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The mothers of the Bible; or, Maternal characters exemplified from the ...

1855
...day to day — what shall be the darkness of that night, " which cometh wherein no man can work !" " If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses ? and if in the land of peace wherein thou trustest, they wearied...
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The Aged Christian's Companion: Containing a Variety of Essays ... With a ...

John Stanford - Old age (Christian) - 1855 - 435 pages
...and the fifth verse, which is so appropriate to this subject, that I cannot forbear introducing it. "If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses ? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they...
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other ...

Church of England - 1855 - 187 pages
...therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds ; because they said, He shall not see our last end. h believe ; and they are all zealous of the law : and they are then how canst thou contend with horses ? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they...
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Sickness, Its Trials and Blessings

Priscilla Maurice - Diseases - 1856 - 481 pages
...and what you ought to do next. Often, when you have almost fainted in spirit, the thought comes, " If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, what shalt thou do with the horsemen ?"a Put it from you, it is a faithless thought ; if you need more...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1856
...words of God, and not incur the rebuke, Ifthou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small: if thou hast run with the footmen and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? . . . Most gladly, then, let him rejoice in these tribulations,...
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Sermons on the first Epistle of Peter [chap.1-] (4).

Hermann Friedrich Kohlbrügge - Bible - 1856
...nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me."f But the Lord answered him: "If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses ? And if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they...
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The Pictorial Bible: Psalms-Malachi

John Kitto - Bible - 1856
...therein ? the beasts are consumed, and the birds ; because they said, He shall not see our last end. 5 If yful lips : 6 When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate o then how canst thou contend with horses ? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they...
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