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" A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. "
Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits: Addressed to a Student in the ... - Page 73
by Samuel Miller - 1852 - 376 pages
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Youth's Magazine, Volume 3

Children's periodicals, American - 1841
...conclude. " A word fitly spoken," and printing is giving utterance far more widely than by the lips, " is like apples of gold in pictures of silver," Prov. xxv, 11, or, as I am told the original means, like the fine golden fruit, citrons, in net-work of silver,—a...
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Old Humphrey's observations

George Mogridge - 1841
...be similarly circumstanced, they may make an effort, at the same time, to effect the same purpose. " A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." If, therefore, you have any old scores, let us be working together; let us humbly, but ardently,...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volume 1

Child rearing - 1841
...supposed Solomon referred to the citron, under the name of apples of gold, in his elegant proverb, " a word fitly spoken, is like apples of gold, in pictures of silver ; " that is, network or baskets of silver; for the first fruits, among which was the citron,...
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The Young Lady's Guide to the Harmonious Development of Christian Character

Harvey Newcomb - Christian life - 1841 - 384 pages
...conversation, do not fail to improve it. But let your ideas be well conceived, and your words well chosen. "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." The interest of conversation does not depend so much upon the multitude of words as upon the...
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The German Migration to Missouri: My Family's Story

Paul C. Nagel - Genealogy - 2002 - 231 pages
...triumph. Several were in English. One by Henry Schroeder from nearby Warren County quoted Proverbs: "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." Another person who recorded only his initials resorted to Shakespeare: "Give thy thoughts...
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In Tender Consideration: Women, Families, and the Law in Abraham Lincoln's ...

Daniel W. Stowell - History - 2002 - 239 pages
...the Declaration of Independence and those of the Constitution and the Union. The proverb declares, "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." For Lincoln the Declaration was the "apple of gold," whereas the Union and the Constitution...
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God's Ten Words

Buddy Hanson - Religion - 2002 - 352 pages
...... restraint is laid on all virulence of language which tends to bring disgrace on our brothers." '8 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. PROVERBS 25. 1 1 William Plumer asks the question, "Can anything be more important than that...
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The Laws of Life

James Shane - Religion - 2002 - 708 pages
...to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion. A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. SCORNER He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked...
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Exploring Proverbs: An Expository Commentary, Volume 2

John Phillips - Religion - 2002 - 640 pages
...(2) Those with Convincing Talk (25:11-15) (a) Fit Words (25:11-12) words. First he drew the picture: "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold" (Proverbs 24:ll-12a). Then he made the...
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One Dream Or Two?: Justice in America and in the Thought of Martin Luther ...

Nathan W. Schlueter - Political Science - 2002 - 173 pages
...Declaration and Constitution by way of allusion to a Scriptural figure (Prov. 25:11). According to him, "a word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. The expression of that principle in our Declaration of Independence . . . was the word 'fitfy...
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