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" And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her. "
Life and Letters of Zachary Macaulay - Page 109
by Zachary Macalay - 1900 - 496 pages
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Husbands and Homes

Marion Harland - American fiction - 1865 - 390 pages
...meaning of those significant and beautiful words — " And Jacob served seven years for Eachel, nnd they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for htr." Latterly, there had stolen into this waiting forebodings that Infl long shadows upon the...
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The Word: The House of Israel

Susan Bogert Warner - Bible - 1867 - 370 pages
...could not cover him in the daytime." " You need not pity him," said uncle Sam. " The seven years ' seemed unto him but a few days,' for the love he had to his pretty cousin. Besides, perhaps he led his flocks to a pleasanter region when the great heats of...
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Scripture stories and Bible narratives

rev. Frederick Calder - 1872
...soon about to show signs of approaching fulfilment, that he should Jacob and Rachel. " The seven years seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.P. 35. !>e tlie ancestor of God's peculiar people. Indeed this promise was fully confirmed ; for,...
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Garnston; or, A life's discipline

Anne Mercier - 1872
...Did Richard remember a certain verse of a book with whose contents he was well acquainted — " And they seemed unto him but a few days for the love he bare unto her ?" " I suppose years should not be counted by weeks," said Arum. " Not if we want to...
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Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography ..., Volume 2

William Smith - Bible - 1872
...birthright is always before him. Kachel is won from I :;!••; n by hard services, ' and the seven years seemed unto him but a few days for the love he had Ui her.' Isaac and Heliekah, and Kelękah's nurse, are remembered with a faithful, filial remembrance:...
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All about Jesus

Alexander Dickson - 1875 - 404 pages
...daughter." 3 This manly offer was at once accepted. " And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her."4 His service was hard, as he tells us himself. " In the day the drought consumed me, and the...
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The lady superior, Volume 1

Eliza Frances Pollard - 1875
...pathos, such rare simplicity, in which we learn how Jacob served for Rachel fourteen long years, " And they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her." Oh ! poetry of human nature ! Patriarchs of old knew well your power, and, knowing it, bowed...
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Sermons Preached in the Temporary Chapel of Keble College, Oxford 1870-1876

Sermons, English - 1877 - 329 pages
...emotion. When you read, and read, and realize words such as "Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her;"1 or when you listen to the story of those two friends in the reign of terror, 1 Gen. xxix. 20....
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That artful vicar, by the author of 'The member for Paris'.

Eustace Clare Grenville Murray - 1879
...thee seven years for Rachel, thy younger daughter."' ' And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had for her.' CHAPTER XXII. A MAYOR'S DOMESTIC JARS. THE wedding-day was fixed; the country papers and...
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Evangelical Repository, & Bible Teacher..., Volume 56

1879
...crown of glory that fadeth not away." Jacob served Laban many years with delight — " the seven years seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to Rachel." He thought it a pleasure to tend those flocks day and night, even though consumed of the drought...
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