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" I will take hold of the boughs thereof: now also thy breasts shall be as clusters of the vine, and the smell of thy nose like apples; And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that... "
Curiosities of Literature - Page 502
by Isaac Disraeli - 1807
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A Commentary on the Song of Songs: From Ancient and Mediaeval Sources

Richard Frederick Littledale - 1869 - 382 pages
...praise shall be as the praise of them that feast." 9 And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine, for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to •speak. For roof of the mouth or palate the LXX. and Vulgate read throat. But the inner meaning, that of the...
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The Temperance Bible-commentary: Giving at One View, Version, Criticism, and ...

Frederic Richard Lees, Dawson Burns - 1870 - 469 pages
...and the V., iieut botri vinea. CHAPTER VIL VERSE 9. And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak. AND THE ROOF OF THY MOUTH] Hebrew, vl-hhihhah, ' and thy palate.' " The palate seems (here) to be delicately...
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Christ in the Old Testament, or The footsteps of the Redeemer as revealed in ...

Henry P. Linton - 1873
...also has wine, but what a difference, our wine is the good wine, Jno. ii. 10, "the best wine" for our beloved, that goeth down sweetly, "causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak," Cant. vii. 9. Theirs is but as the vine of Sodom, Deut. xxxii. 32 ; their grapes are "grapes of gall,"...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 pages
...Solomon ii. 15. Terrible as an army with banners. The Song of Solomon vi. 4, IO. Like the best wine, .... that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak. The Song of Solomon vii. 9. Love is strong as death ; jealousy is cruel as the grave. The Song of Solomon...
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CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE AND THE LITERARY CHARACTER ILLUSTRATED

J.C. D'ISRAELI - 1875
...published a catalogue of rabbinical writers, and called it Labia Dormientium, from Cantic. vii, 9, « Like the best wine of my beloved that goeth down sweetly,...causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak. 1 It hath a double meaning, of which he was not aware, for most of his rabbinical brethren talk very...
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The Sunday-school worker, Volume 3

1875
...(Cant. v. 1.) Part of the description of the bride is, " The roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak." (Chap. vii. 9.) This passage well illustrates the fact that all scripture hangs together — is one...
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All about Jesus

Alexander Dickson - 1875 - 404 pages
...Elim and " the dew of Hermon," 4 and pleasanter and far more cheering than " the wine of Lebanon," 6 " that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak." 6 It is " an alabaster box of very precious ointment " 7 that never can be broken and poured out till...
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Our Next-door Neighbor: A Winter in Mexico

Gilbert Haven - 1875 - 467 pages
...below the first. It is prepared in milk, and is a thick, soft liquid that melts on your tongue and "goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak." That dame would make her fortune by such a cafe" in New York. But, then, she probably wishes for no...
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Our Next-door Neighbor: A Winter in Mexico

Gilbert Haven - 1875 - 467 pages
...the first. It is prepared in milk, and is a thick, soft liquid that melts on your tongue and"goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak." That dame would make her fortune by such a cafe" in New York. But, then, she probably wishes for no...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 24

1875
...and compares her mouth to best wine, she interrupts him with the exclamation, " For my beloved, going down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak." Immediately she is, in imagination, in the fields •with him, his left hand under her head, and his...
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