Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand, but it shall not come nigh thee. Bible (Old Testament)
And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and fora rockof offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. Bible (Old Testament)
There's death in the cupsae beware! Nay, morethere is danger in touching; But wha can avoid the fell snare? The man and his wine's sae bewitching! Robert Burns
'Inscription on a Goblet'.
Trial by jury itself, instead of being a security to persons who are accused, will be a delusion, a mockery, and a snare. Thomas, 1st Baron Denman
Judgement in O'Connell v The Queen, 4 Sep.
Faith gives new light to the soul, but it does not put our eyes out; and what God hathgivenusinournature could never be intended as a snare to Religion, or engage us to believe a lie. Jeremy Taylor
At me you smiled, but unbeguiled I saw the snare, and I retired: The daughter of a hundred Earls, You are not one to be desired. TennysonSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Poems,'Lady ClaraVere deVere', stanza1, l.5^8.
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