And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed unto death; that he told her all his heart... Felix Holt, the Radical - Page 318by George Eliot - 1866 - 529 pagesFull view
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Anna K. Nardo - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 278 pages
...that, Felix "was full of long-suffering towards his unwise mother, who [like Delilah in Judges 16.16] 'pressed him daily with her words and urged him, so that his soul was vexed'" (FH, 243). 15 Whereas Felix patiently endures his mother's incessant blather, he explodes in a Samson-like...
Ken Zieverink - Religion - 2004 - 172 pages
...into a snare by Delilah with questions about his supernatural strength: "And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed unto death" (Verse 16). Finally, Samson revealed the secret of his strength to her. After she then...
Isabel Merians - Fiction - 2004 - 128 pages
...pin of the beam and with the web, scattering the Philistines before him. And it came to pass that she pressed him daily with her words and urged him so that his soul was vexed to death. Then loving her and trusting her, he told her all that was in his heart. "No razor has ever...