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Chapter 4
"The Lord may see fit to turn an old woman over into the hands of the unrighteous, but it says in the Good Book that many are the afflictions of the righteous, and what's more, that they shall be upheld..." "Many are the afflictions of the righteous; but the Lord delivereth him out of them all."
Psalm 34 verse 19

"The Lord upholdeth the righteous."
Psalm 37 verse 17
"... to whisper to Venetia about falling into the snares of the wicked ..." "The wicked have laid a snare for me"
Psalm 119 verse 110

For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
Jeremiah 5 verse 26
"... that she would be eaten by frogs ... " "He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them."
Psalm 78 verse 45
" ... your increase will be eaten by the caterpillar ..." "He gave their increase to the caterpillar, and their labour unto the locust."
Psalm 78 verse 46
Chapter 5
"...there's no saying the Lord won't have mercy on him, if he was to forsake his way -- not but what salvation is far from the wicked, as I've told you often and often, miss." "Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return to Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon."
Isaiah 55 verse 7

"Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes."
Psalm 119 verse 155
"She said that he roared in the congregation." "Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations..."
Psalm 74 verse 4
Chapter 7
"The scriptures warned one that the wicked were like a troubled sea, whose waters cast up mire and dirt ..." "But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt."
Isaiah 57, verse 20
"they also yielded some pretty pungent warnings against backbiters and unrighteous witnesses" "Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
"Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
"Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:"
Romans 1 verses 29-31

"Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness."
Exodus 23 verse 1
"Every neighbour will walk with slanders, said the prophet Jeremiah..." Every neighbour will walk with slanders.
Jeremiah 9, verse 4
"... the Scriptures adjured the wicked to forsake his way... " "Let the wicked forsake his way ..."
Isaiah 55, verse 7
"... one sinner destroys much good." "... but one sinner destroyeth much good."
Ecclesiastes 9 verse 18
Chapter 9
Damerel talking to Marston: "We need Mrs. Priddy to set us right. Not that she would take a hopeful view of my case, or think that there was the least chance that the years that the locust has eaten could yet be restored to me." And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.
Joel 2 verse 25
Chapter 12
"he that hath a froward heart findeth no good, Miss Venetia, as I've told him often and often." "he that hath a froward heart findeth no good"
Proverbs 17 verse 20
Chapter 14
" ... brawling and contentious women, and how much better it is to dwell in the corner of the housetop ... " "It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house."
Proverbs 25 verse 24

"It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman."
Proverbs 21 verse 19

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