Native Life in Travancore

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W.H. Allen & Company, 1883 - Caste - 434 pages
 

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Page 421 - Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, And instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: And it shall be to the Lord for a name, For an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
Page 308 - Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
Page 421 - The captive to release, To God the lost to bring, To teach the way of life and peace, It is a Christ-like thing.
Page 393 - Saying to a stock, Thou art my father; and to a stone, Thou hast brought me forth: for they have turned their back unto me, and not their face: but in the time of their trouble they will say, Arise, and save us.
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