Homely
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Belonging to, or having the characteristics of, home; domestic; familiar; intimate.

2. (n.) Plain; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished; as, a homely garment; a homely house; homely fare; homely manners.

3. (n.) of plain or coarse features; uncomely; -- contrary to handsome.

4. (adv.) Plainly; rudely; coarsely; as, homely dressed.

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That in the Time of this Work a Perfect Soul Hath no Special ...
... I say not but he shall feel some time"yea, full oft"his affection more homely to
one, two, or three, than to all these other: for that is lawful to be, for ...
/.../anonymous/the cloud of unknowing/here beginneth the five and.htm

The Sluggard's Garden
... No doubt its direct simple meaning is full of homely wisdom in full accord with
the whole tone of the Book of Proverbs; but we shall scarcely do justice to ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the sluggards garden.htm

The Power of Diligence
... Let us then look, first, at the homely excellence that is the master-key to all
Christian maturity and grace, and then at the various fields in which we are to ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the power of diligence.htm

Preface
... It is simply a homely attempt to let out a little of what has been sifting in these
years past of this wondrous miniature Bible from John's pen. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/preface.htm

Work
... up with all the cares and business of this mortal life, this work- day world; and,
therefore, they are written in work-day language; in homely words taken from ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xii work.htm

God Giving Himself.
... And if all this seems too plain and homely a way to talk about the great
God, let us remember it is the way of this blessed old Book. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/god giving himself.htm

Introduction.
... who had first opened his eyes. With homely earnestness Latimer began soon
to express his new convictions. His zeal and purity of ...
/.../latimer/sermons on the card and other discourses/introduction.htm

Tenderness.
... in these touching words: "How often would I have gathered thy children together
as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings." The imagery is homely, but oh ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/how to live a holy life/tenderness.htm

Our Tented Neighbour.
... "We beheld His glory." I think John must have been thinking of Nazareth. Thirty
out of thirty-three years were spent in homely Nazareth. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/our tented neighbour.htm

"God, of Thy Goodness, Give Me Thyself; --Only in Thee I have All"
... "God, of Thy Goodness, give me Thyself;"only in Thee I have all" IN this same time
our Lord shewed me a spiritual [25] sight of His homely loving. ...
/.../julian/revelations of divine love/chapter v god of thy.htm

Thesaurus
Homely (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) Plain; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished; as, a homely
garment; a homely house; homely fare; homely manners. ...
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Plain (113 Occurrences)
... simple. 7. (superl.) Not highly cultivated; unsophisticated; free from show
or pretension; simple; natural; homely; common. 8. (superl ...
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Homer (6 Occurrences)

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Homelessness (1 Occurrence)

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Leah (30 Occurrences)
... It seems that homely Leah was a person of deep-rooted piety and therefore better
suited to become instrumental in carrying out the plans of Yahweh than her ...
/l/leah.htm - 19k

Foul (41 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Hateful; detestable; shameful; odious; wretched. 5. (superl.) Loathsome;
disgusting; as, a foul disease. 6. (superl.) Ugly; homely; poor. ...
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Proverbs (11 Occurrences)
... education. The whole strength of the Hebrew language and of the sacred
authority of the book is thrown upon these homely truths. ...
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Skilled (44 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Genesis 25:27 And the boys grew, and Esau became a man skilled in hunting,
a man of the field; and Jacob was a homely man, dwelling in tents. (DBY). ...
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Armor (53 Occurrences)
... people Israel). 2. Sling: Scarcely less common and equally homely is the
sling (qela`; sphendone) (1 Samuel 17:40). It consists ...
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Arms (166 Occurrences)
... people Israel). 2. Sling: Scarcely less common and equally homely is the
sling (qela`; sphendone) (1 Samuel 17:40). It consists ...
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