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Letter "F" » fortress
«In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.»
«But out of a branch of her roots shall one stand up in his estate, which shall come with an army, and shall enter into the fortress of the king of the north, and shall deal against them, and shall prevail: / And shall also carry captives into Egypt their gods, with their princes, and with their precious vessels of silver and of gold; and he shall continue more years than the king of the north.»
«In that day also he shall come even to thee from Assyria, and from the fortified cities, and from the fortress even to the river, and from sea to sea, and from mountain to mountain.»
«And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.»
«For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me.»
«Blessed be the LORD my strength which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight: / My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me.»
«And David spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul: / And he said, The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; / The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.»
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, The Horn
«(Pain) removes the veil; it plants the flag of truth within the fortress of a rebel soul»
Author: C.S. Lewis
, Flag of
, The Rebel
, the Rebels
«A mighty fortress is our God, A bulwark never failing»
«A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing; Our helper He amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing.»
Author: Martin Luther
, The Flood