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" There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest. There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master. "
The Testimony of God Against Slavery: A Collection of Passages from the ... - Page 46
by La Roy Sunderland - 1836 - 177 pages
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Fighting Bob La Follette: The Righteous Reformer

Nancy C. Unger - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 420 pages
...bodv's death, that the good were rewarded and lived for eternity in heaven. He copied into a notebook, "There the wicked cease from troubling and there the weary be at rest" (Job 3:17l and many other Bible verses describing the briefness of life and the rewards of eternity....
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The Wisdom of the Torah

Dagobert D. Runes - Fiction - 2001 - 308 pages
...houses with silver: Or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants which never saw light. There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the...hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master. Wherefore is light given to him that is in...
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The Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 4

Richard M. Hogg, Norman Francis Blake, Suzanne Romaine, Roger Lass, R. W. Burchfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 828 pages
...pattern, producing more often than not a bi-partite line of approximately equi-stressed halves: (37) There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the...hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master. This style was directly imitated by Blake...
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Judaism and Human Rights

Milton Ridvas Konvitz - Religion - 440 pages
...again in Scripture. ... In several remarkable passages, the author of Job stresses human equality: "The small and the great are there; and the servant is free from his master" (3:19). "If I did despise the cause of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with...
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Repairing the "March of Mars": The Civil War Diaries of John Samuel Apperson ...

John Samuel Apperson - Hospitals - 2001 - 684 pages
...mornings on awakening because the eyelids appeared to be stuck shut. "Ptosis," Taber's. 2S'Job 3:17 : "There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest." (KJV) [identified earlier] to read some. We do not dine on the Sabbath until 3 PM and have no supper....
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Winslow Homer: The Nature of Observation

Elizabeth Johns - Art - 2002 - 286 pages
...Brought low by one catastrophe after another, Job had longed for death, moaning, "There [in death] the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest" (Job 3:17). In his parody of the passage in his daybook, Homer switched the terms "wicked" and "weary"...
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A Treasury of Biblical Quotations

Lester V. Berrey - Religion - 2002 - 276 pages
...SAM. 12:23 The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. — JOB 1 :21 There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at resL There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great...
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Reflections on the Neches: A Naturalist's Odyssey Along the Big Thicket's ...

Geraldine Ellis Watson - Nature - 2003 - 377 pages
...branches the only sounds, the words of Job expressing his desire for a place of refuge came to my mind: There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the...oppressor. The small and the great are there; And the slave is free from his master. Gradually, my paddle strokes, my heartbeat, breathing, and pulse developed...
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Autobiography of Josiah Henson: An Inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe's ...

Josiah Henson - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 228 pages
...wretched,— death! Yes; death and the grave! "There the wicked cease from troubling, and the weary are at rest. There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor." Two years of this would kill me. I dwelt on the thought with melancholy yet sweet satisfaction. Two...
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Classic African American Women's Narratives

William L. Andrews - Literary Collections - 2003 - 436 pages
...atrempr. I went to make this vow at the graves of my poor parents, in the buryingground of the slaves. "There the wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary be at rest. There the pnsoners rest togerhet; they hear nor the voice of the oppressot; the servant is free from his masrer."...
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