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" The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar : and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven ; till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds "
An abstract of the historical part of the Old Testament [by E. Harley]. - Page 607
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Blake, Politics, and History

Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson - Literature and history - 1998 - 480 pages
...like Daniel 4 where at the height of his glory Nebuchadnezzar "was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws" (Dan. 4:33). In King Killing George III is compared to "a golden image, like that of Nebuchadnezzar."...
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Liberty in the Balance

Russell R. Standish, Colin D. Standish - History - 1998 - 294 pages
...same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws. Daniel 4:3 1-33 The terrible conditions that he experienced eventually brought him to the realization...
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Animals on the Agenda: Questions about Animals for Theology and Ethics

Andrew Linzey, Dorothy Yamamoto - Nature - 1998 - 322 pages
...same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws. And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding...
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Rabbinic Fantasies: Imaginative Narratives from Classical Hebrew Literature

David Stern, Mark Jay Mirsky - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 382 pages
...again, the learned auditors will remember the lines of Daniel about Nebuchadnezzar's metamorphosis, "His body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagle's feathers, and his nails like birds' claws." Poor Nebuchadnezzar. He is both holy and cursed....
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Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

Morton D. Paley - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 338 pages
...same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws'. Drawing upon a rich iconographical tradition that extends from Cranach and Durer to John Hamilton Mortimer,17...
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The Withered Arm and Other Stories 1874-1888

Thomas Hardy - Fiction - 1999 - 468 pages
...described in the Book of Daniel as punished by being 'driven from men', after which he 'did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws' (4.33). 3. conceive and meditate of pleasant things: I have not found a source for this quotation....
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The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul's Conquest of Evil

Heinrich Zimmer - Philosophy - 1999 - 364 pages
...same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws. And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding...
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Bible Basics: A Study Manual : Revealing the Joy and Peace of True Christianity

Duncan Heaster - Bible - 2001 - 319 pages
...grown, and reacheth unto heaven" (v. 22). Because of this "he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws" (v. 33). This sudden humbling of one of the world's most powerful men to a deranged lunatic was such...
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Crossword Companion

Stephen Curtis, Martin Manser - Fiction - 2000 - 292 pages
...Abednego into the burning fiery furnace, and when 'the kingdom was departed from him' he 'did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven,...were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds'claws'; II see bottle. necessary adj (5) vital; (6) needed; (7) certain, needful; (9) essential,...
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Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry

Sidney Bloch, Bruce S. Singh - Medical - 2001 - 630 pages
...described as 'gluttonous, filthy, walks naked, has lost his memory and moves in an uneasy manner'. and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till...eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws'. Both these texts, written well over 2000 years ago, are vivid depictions of insanity. They describe...
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