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" O that I had wings like a dove : for then would I flee away, and be at rest. "
Journals and letters, ed. by S. Wilberforce - Page 132
by Henry Martyn - 1837
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Apocalypse and/or Metamorphosis

Norman O. Brown - Philosophy - 1991 - 250 pages
...life on earth have cried with one voice, Ecce elongavi fugiens, et mansi in solitudine. Psalms 55:7: "Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah." Bruno, Heroic Frenzies, 225. 5 The Prophetic Tradition for David Erdtnan We will not get "Blake...
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In the House of the Lord: Inhabiting the Psalms of Lament

Michael Jinkins - Religion - 1998 - 142 pages
...Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me: and an horrible dread hath overwhelmed me. And I said, O that I had wings like a dove: for then would I flee away, and be at rest. Lo, then would I get me away far off: and remain in the wilderness. I would make haste to escape: because of the stormy...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...favourable and gracious unto Sion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem. Psalm si. v. 15 10 () that I had wings like a dove: for then would I flee away, and be at rest. Psalrn SS> v. fS 1 1 It was even thou, my companion: my guide, and mine own familiar friend. We took...
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The Poets' Book of Psalms: The Complete Psalter as Rendered by Twenty-five ...

Laurance Wieder - Bibles - 1999 - 311 pages
...overwhelmed me. 6 And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest. 7 Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah. 8 I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. 9 Destroy, O Lord, and divide their...
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Pilgrim Souls: A Collection of Spiritual Autobiography

Amy Mandelker, Elizabeth Powers - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 543 pages
...overwhelmed me. 6 And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! For then would I fly away, and be at rest. 7 Lo, then, would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah. 8 I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest. 9 Destroy, O Lord, and divide their...
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King David: War and Ecstasy

Colin Pritchard - Fiction - 2000 - 676 pages
...God, and hide not thy self from mv sup plication. Oh that I had wings like a dove for then I would fly away and be at rest. Lo then would I wander far off and remain in the wilderness." I sought to serve her and I brought us some bread, wine and water. We made a sacrifice, offering each...
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Life, as Viewed from the Goldfish Bowl

Beverly Hyles - Spouses of clergy - 2000 - 242 pages
...me, and horror hath overwhelmed me. And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest. Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah." Now David is saying if he had the wings of a dove, he could have flown off and been rid of...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - Religion - 2001 - 497 pages
...my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to enquire in his temple. Psalm 27:4 KJV And 1 said, O that I had wings like a dove: for then would I flee away, and be at rest. Psalm 55:6 BCP Look to the Lord and be strong; at all times seek his presence. Psalm 105:4 REB For...
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Orestes and Other Plays

Euripides, James Morwood - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 219 pages
...intolerable affliction' (Owen, n. 796). The sentence from Psalms reads: 'And I said. Oh that I had wings like a dove, for then would I flee away and be at rest!' It is in fact a common tragic prayer— cf. 1238-9 and eg Euripides, Hippolytus 732. 813ff. For he...
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An Exposition of the Book of Solomon's Song

John Gill - Religion - 2002 - 344 pages
...hurries ol the court, thus passionately wishes, laying. Fuira IT. 6, 7, "0! that I hid wings like a dore, for then would I flee away, and be at rest ; lo, then would I wander far off, and remain," or ai in the Hebrew text, " lodge in the wilderness, Selah." The cares of this life, and the hurrying...
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