Letter iv. Personal Habits.
... Better one or two ornaments of good quality, or better none at all, than half a ... know
by the general name of underwear, which is far more personal and important ...
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The Doctrine Adorned
... definition of any doctrine; but they accepted the simple truths in their hearts,
were ornaments to their ... First, you can adorn the doctrine by personal testimony ...
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On the Apparel of Women
... as in Personal Culture, to Be Shunned Arguments Drawn from I Cor. VII. Chapter
X.--Tertullian Refers Again to the Question of the Origin of All These Ornaments ...
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The Blessed Hope and Its Power
... Gospel showers along its path, upon the mortal life of man, personal and social ... either
little mentioned, or treated too much as luxuries and ornaments of the ...
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... They are lent to us as ornaments, that we should show their beauty as talents ... the
army, it is evident that he does this not for their personal enjoyment, honor ...
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Letter xiv. Dress.
... to adorn themselves with modest apparel; and forbids the wearing of costly ornaments
and jewelry. ... 3. It is the duty to pay some regard to personal appearance. ...
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Mrs. Hsi's Gift
... he had won; secondly, the insistence of the foreigner on a personal interview with ...
garments, and a box holding the heavy jade and silver ornaments, which had ...
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The Old Catholics.
... of the intellect and will, and thereby destroys the sense of personal responsibility ...
and were esteemed, before the Vatican Council, pillars and ornaments of the ...
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The End of Cambyses.
... for keeping him in his army, and so under his own personal observation and ... The presents
consisted of such toys and ornaments as they thought would most please ...
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Treatise on the Priesthood. Book vi.
... who have escaped the former nets, in the way of gold ornaments and perfumes ... by riches,
both by the adornment and the neglect of the personal appearance, both by ...
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Smith's Bible DictionaryPersonal Ornaments
The number, variety and weight of the ornaments ordinarily worn upon the person form one of the characteristic features of Oriental costume, in both ancient and modem times. The monuments of ancient Egypt exhibit the persons of ladies load with rings, earrings Of vary great size, anklets, armlets, bracelets of the most varied forms, richly-ornamented necklaces, and chains of various kinds. There is sufficient evidence in the Bible that the inhabitants of Palestine were equally devoted to finery. In the Old Testament. Isaiah, (Isaiah 3:18-23) supplies us with a detailed description of the articles with which the luxurious women of his day were decorated. Eliezer decorated Rebekah with "a golden nose-ring of half a shekel (1/4 oz.) weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels (4 1/2 oz.) weight of gold." (Genesis 23:22) Earrings were worn by Jacob's wives. (Genesis 35:4) The number of personal ornaments worn by the Egyptians, particularly by the females, 19 incidentally noticed in (Exodus 3:22)
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