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Runs may Read (He that)


The Bible quotation in Habakkuk ii. 2 is, “Write the vision, and make it plain, that he may run that readeth it.” Cowper says—

“But truths, on which depends our main concern …

Shine by the side of every path we tread

With such a lustre, he that runs may read.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Rumpelstilzchen [Rumple-stilts-skin]
Rumping Dozen
Run Amuck
Run a Rig (To)
Run Riot (To)
Run Thin (To)
Run a Man Down (To)
Run of the House (The)
Runs may Read (He that)
Running Footman
Running Leather
Running Thursday
Running Water
Running the Hood
Runcible Spoon (A)
Runic Rhymes
Runic Wands