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" The Lord giveth, and the Lord ' taketh away ; blessed be the name of the Lord. "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 46
1824
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Civil War as a Crisis in Gender: Augusta, Georgia, 1860-1890

LeeAnn Whites - 2000 - 288 pages
...had no power to change. As Gertrude Clanton Thomas recorded upon the death of her first infant, "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord." In her next sentence, however, she burst forth, "But oh it is hard. Nature rebels and turns...
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Authorized to Heal: Gender, Class, and the Transformation of Medicine in ...

Sandra Barney - 2000 - 222 pages
...Kentucky encouraged a father to allow his children to have their tonsils removed, he replied, "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord. The children's tonsils shall not be removed."52 Prayer also played a pivotal role in guiding...
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Emily Donelson of Tennessee

Pauline Wilcox Burke - 2001 - 358 pages
...bid adieu to all on Earth; he died with the dropsy in the chest; has left seven small children. "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the name of the Lord." My heart is sorrowful indeed, in less than three years, we have lost three relatives, your...
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The Anonited: A Kabbalistic Novel: A Story of Spiritual Courage Against the ...

Z'Ev Ben Shimon Halevi - 2001 - 256 pages
...lapsed into a gloomy silence as they watched the sun set. Then Avraham shook his head and said, 'The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the Name of the Lord.' Hakim nodded and then asked, 'Where will you go?' 'I am a wanderer. I shall go to Italy...
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Wielding Power: The Essence of Ritual Practice

Charles R. Tetworth - 2002 - 208 pages
...the prayer as reality. This is the stage of mastery. In another tradition, the phrases used are "The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord," or "The Lord is in His holy temple. Let all the world keep silence before Him." Any ritual...
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The Life of Oliver Cromwell: With a Selection from His Letters and Speeches

Thomas Carlyle - 2002 - 388 pages
...rest forever. My young, my beautiful, my brave ! She is taken from me ; I am left bereaved of her. The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away ; blessed be the Name of the Lord ! ' His Highness,' says Harvey,1 ' being at Hampton Court, sick' ened a little before the...
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One More Mountain to Climb

W. Paul Smith, Dorothy L. Smith - 2002 - 364 pages
...Bible, which she frequently quoted. I remember hearing one verse from her lips more than any other: "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away; blessed be the name of the Lord." She quoted that verse whenever she mentioned Beryl, which was pretty often. The twenty-third...
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The Undoing of Death: Sermons for Holy Week and Easter

Fleming Rutledge - 2002 - 360 pages
...telling my children that when I am an old lady they had better not come at me with any plastic bag. "The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away; blessed be the name of the Lord" (Job 1:21 KJV). In my big fat file on death, I have numerous clippings about Elizabeth Kubler-Ross....
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Just Say Yes

Betina Krahn - 2002 - 446 pages
...He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow and continueth not.' The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord. Amen." And all spoke like an echo: "Amen." Mrs. Treacle appeared at her elbow, and she took...
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The One Year Christian History

E. Michael Rusten, Sharon O. Rusten - 2003 - 803 pages
...against the Crown, McKail was sentenced to death by hanging. Hearing his sentence, McKail replied, "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the name of the Lord." Back in his cell he said to a friend, "O how good news: to be within four days' journey...
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