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" Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow ; which came up in a night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot... "
The History of the War: From the Commencement of the French Revolution to ... - Page 343
by Hewson Clarke - 1816
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The Village churchman, ed., by J. Fawcett

1841
...night, and perished in a night. And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons, that cannot discern between...their right hand and their left ; and also much cattle ?"t If> then, from Jonah's former deliverances, we have gathered faith, let us be warned by his example,...
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The Scottish Christian Herald

Church history - 1839
...infants in it, and much cattle. " Should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein arc more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between...right hand and their left, and also much cattle?" Thus, then, mercy to the brute creation is enforced by every principle of humanity and natural justice,...
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The obligation and extent of humanity to brutes, principally considered with ...

William Youatt - 1839
...perished in a night : and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six-score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left, and also much cattle?" If considerations of such a kind could have power in averting the destruction of Nineveh ; if the lives...
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Essay on cruelty to animals

James Macaulay - Animal welfare - 1839 - 135 pages
...from its guilty inhabitants. " And shall not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons, that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand, AND ALSO MUCH CATTLE?" — Jonah iv. 11. 18. Many other reasons for humanity might be...
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Unitarianism Defended: A Series of Lectures

Unitarianism - 1839 - 975 pages
...NIGHT AND PERISHED IN A NIGHT. AND SHOULD NOT I SPARE NINEVEH, THAT GREAT CITY, WHEREIN ARE MORE THAN SIX SCORE THOUSAND PERSONS THAT CANNOT DISCERN BETWEEN THEIR RIGHT HAND AND T1IEIE LEFT ?"— Jonah iv. 9, 10, 11. PAIN affects us, as it comes near to us. The war or famine,...
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The whole works of Richard Graves, collected by his son, R.H. Graves, Volume 3

Richard Hastings Graves - 1840
...slight suffering), and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six-score thousand persons, that cannot discern between their right hand and their left, and also much cattle ?"* Now, let me ask, can we, after such a declaration as this, believe that God could ever issue unconditional...
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Tracts on the Church and the Prayer-book

Frederick William Faber - Church - 1840
...night and perished in a night: and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand, and also much cattle 2 ?" Lastly, we come to a passage in which all the others seem to meet,...
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The natural history of society in the barbarous and civilized state

William Cooke Taylor - 1840
...wall of defence. The prophet Jonah describes Nineveh, as " that Great City, wherein are more- than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand, and also much cattle." In this passage the mention of cattle clearly intimates that pastures...
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Notes: Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Book of the ..., Volume 1

Albert Barnes - Bible - 1840
...and evil, is an expression that denotes infancy. Thus in Nineveh it is said there were " more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and left hand," commonly supposed to denote infants. Jonah iv. 2. Comp. Deut. i. 39. The meaning is, that...
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The Unity of the Church

Henry Edward Manning - Christian union - 1842 - 373 pages
...night and perished in a night : and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than six score thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand ; and also much cattle ?" 1 — can we doubt, I say, that He who chose out those people by...
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