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  • “He causeth the night to enter in upon the day, and He causeth the day to enter in upon the night.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And, (Luke xiii. i24.) "Strive to enter in at the strait gate; for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able."

    The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 05.

  • The "Cameos" are intended as a book for young people, just beyond the elementary histories of England, and able to enter in some degree into the real spirit of events, and to be struck with characters and scenes presented in some relief.

    A Parallel History of France and England; Consisting of Outlines and Dates

  • It was nearly dark in the narrow path among the trees, but within the circle of fir-trees round the Hermitage there was room for the growing moonlight to enter in at the windows.

    Adam Bede

  • Janshah said to the two Mamelukes, ‘Go ye to my sire and acquaint him with my case and fetch us tents, for we will abide here seven days to rest ourselves, till he make ready his retinue to meet us that we may enter in the stateliest state.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He and Oshea or Joshua the son of Nun were the only two of the whole number who encouraged the people to enter in boldly to the land and take possession of it.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • John running on most eagerly to the rock-tomb; Peter, the least restrained by awe, the first to enter in and look.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • An angry or a sullen temper, jealousy, fondness for trifles and worldly vanity, levity, ambition, and the hardness of heart which is seldom far from a soft, self-pleasing mind, -- all these things foster a secret dislike of the severities of personal religion, and make a man unwilling to enter in at the strait gate.

    Sermons. [Vol. I.]

  • For, I know this, that after my departing, shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not spaing the flock.

    The Doctrines and Discipline of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

  • Replied the Prince, ‘Go ye to my father and acquaint him with my case, and fetch us tents, for we will tarry here seven days to rest ourselves till he make ready his retinue to meet us, that we may enter in stateliest state.’ —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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