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  • As a ship at sea (for so the word imports), looking about, and seeing storms and winds arising, sets up all her sails, and with all speed makes to the harbour; Abraham, seeing the storms of doubts and temptations likely to rise against the promise made unto him, with full sail breaks through all, to lie down quietly in God's all-sufficiency.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • And Cushi answered, May the enemies of my lord the king, and all that rise against thee to do thee hurt, be as that young man is.

    The Holy Bible: Webster's Bible

  • Here she seems to have passed her time in encouraging the Druzes to rise against Ibrahim Pasha, intriguing against the British consuls, and attempting to bolster up the declining authority of the Sultan.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • So now they sympathised with the Yamassees, both with their real and imaginary grievances, and encouraged them to rise against the British.

    This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

  • “The impious generation,” who, with their children after them, have lost their property by Hailoch's gift, rise against St. Malo.

    The Hermits

  • If he has convinced the Spartans that the Theban people are ready to rise against us, then it is unlikely that Cleombrotus will attack the city; he will ravage the land around us, in the hope that a show of strength will cause a counter-revolt.

    Lion Of Macedon

  • Who is this Holagou that dares to rise against them?

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Akoon struggled to rise against the weight of the young men, there was heard the crunch of the broken bone rebroken.

    The Wit of Porportuk

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