Oh! too convincing dangerously dear In woman's eye the unanswerable tear! That weapon of her weakness she can wield, To save, subdue at once her spear and shield.
And (Allah made) the kindness to parents as a protectional (shield) to His wrath and displeasure.fatimah
Surely, God could have caused birds to fly with their bones made of solid gold, with their veins full of quicksilver, with their flesh heavier than lead, and with their wings exceedingly small. He did not, and that ought to show something. It is only in order to shield your ignorance that you put the Lord at every turn to the refuge of a miracle.Galileo Galilei
And (Allah made) the kindness to parents as a protectional (shield) to His wrath and displeasure.Ayan al-Sh?‘ah, vol.1, p.316
They came with banner, spear, and shield, and it was proved in Bosworth field. Not long the Avenger was withstood, Earth help'd him with the cry of blood.william wordsworth
I would that with sleepy, soft embraces The sea would fold mewould find me rest In luminous shades of her secret places, In depths where her marvels are manifest; So the earth beneath her should not discover My hidden couchnor the heaven above her As a strong love shielding a weary lover, I would have her shield me with shining breast.Adam Lindsay Gordon
If it falls to me to start a fight to cut out the cancer of bent and twisted journalism in our country with the simple sword of truth and the trusty shield of British fair play, so be it.jonathan aitken
No higher duty, or more solemn responsibility rests upon this Court than that of translating into living law and maintaining this constitutional shield deliberately planned and inscribed for the benefit of every human being subject to our Constitution -- of whatever race, creed, or persuasion.hugo black
Thou comest to me with a sword, and with A spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied. [...] And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saveth not with the sword and spear: for the battle is the Lord's, and he will give you into our hands.david
Then rushed to meet the insulting foe;They took the spear, but left the shield.To the Memory of the Americans who fell at Eutaw. Compare: "When Prussia hurried to the field, And snatched the spear, but left the shield", Sir Walter Scott, Marmion, Introduction to canto iii.
Can you by humble faith look to Jesus and say: "My substitute, my refuge, ray shield; Thou art my rock, my trust; in Thee do I confide? "Then, beloved, to you I have nothing to say, except this: " Never be afraid when you see God's power; for now that you are forgiven and accepted, now that by faith you have fled to Christ for refuge, the power of God need no more terrify you than the shield and sword of the warrior need terrify his wife and child."charles haddon spurgeon
The power of citizenship as a shield against oppression was widely known from the example of Paul's Roman citizenship, which sent the centurion scurrying to his higher-ups with the message: "Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman".Robert H. Jackson, Edwards v. California, 314 U.S. 160, 182 (1941).
Let fortune empty her whole quiver on me. I have a soul that, like an ample shield, Can take in all, and verge enough for more.john dryden
When Prussia hurried to the field, And snatch'd the spear, but left the shield.walter scott
The power of citizenship as a shield against oppression was widely known from the example of Paul 's Roman citizenship, which sent the centurion scurrying to his higher-ups with the message: "Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman".Robert H. Jackson, Edwards v. California, 314 U.S. 160, 182 (1941).
"And in that hope, dear soul, let trouble have rest, Knowing I tarry for thee," and pointed to Mars, As he glow’d like a ruddy shield on the Lion’s breast.Alfred, Lord Tennyson, "Maud: A Monodrama", V, 11.
A mighty fortress is our God , A sword and shield victorious ; He breaks the cruel oppressors rod And wins salvation glorious .Martin Luther, in “Wordsof Wisdom, Too (1 January 1998)”, p.140
I have a soul that, like an ample shield, Can take in all, and verge enough for more.john dryden
If, after an absolute consecration to Him, and a conviction in conscience that He requires something of us, we hesitate, delay, lose courage, dilute what He would have us do, indulge fear for our comfort or safety, desire to shield ourselves from suffering and obloquy, or seek to find some excuse for not performing a difficult or painful duty, we are truly guilty in His sight.François Fénelon, p. 249. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
Thou comest to me with a sword, and with A spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied. [...] And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saveth not with the sword and spear: for the battle is the Lord's, and he will give you into our hands.1 Samuel 17:45-47 (KJV)
Fasting is a shield against (hell) fire. Charity and dole remove and finish sin, as does the remembrance of God in the midnight.Muhammad Kulayni, Us?l al-K?f?, vol.2, p.23
The seven-fold shield of Ajax cannot keep The battery from my heart. O, cleave, my sides!Antony, scene xiv (Act IV)
...in a little place called El Salvador, a Republican president, Ronald Reagan, provided that little shield around that government, while they stood up and had free elections and brought freedom to El Salvador... that lady in El Salvador who stood there in the line for the elections... she had a bullet hole in her arm and she was asked, do you want to go to the aid station, and she said, yes, but first, I vote.Duncan Hunter, December 9, 2007 
In every election cycle that I can recall, there comes a moment - or a few - where charges of elitism and claims of commonness are wielded by presidential candidates like a sword and shield : 'Vote for me 'cause I'm one of you. It's the other guy who's out of touch.'John Ridley, in The Elitist Tipping Point
Canada emerged as a political entity with boundaries largely determined by the fur trade. These boundaries included a vast north temperate land area extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific and dominated by the Canadian shield. The present Dominion emerged not in spite of geography but because of it.harold innis
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