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  • These are the morning songs which King David used to sing to all the pretty girls; we sing them here to you.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • Thomas, Whitman, Eliot, Shakespeare, and King David of the Psalms.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • There is a story in the Bible about King David of Israel.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • As a descendant of the lines of King Solomon and King David, Jesus possessed a rightful claim to the throne of the King of the Jews.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • Chapter 16 ’We spend our years as a tale that is told,’ said King David.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • So long dured the tree till that Solomon, King David’s son, reigned, and held the land after his father.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • It was King David’s sword.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Seal of King David.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Now all the Israelites were united in one kingdom, and under King David, especially, they experienced a period of political, military, and cultural glory.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • He took his text from the eighteenth chapter of the second book of Samuel, the story of the young Ahimaaz who ran too soon to bring the tidings of battle to King David.
    James Baldwin  --  Go Tell It on the Mountain

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  • O paidea! O King David! O Plutarch and Seneca! O chivalry, O Abbot Suger! O Strozzi Palace, O Weimar! O Don Giovanni, O lineaments of gratified desire! O godlike man!
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • He had large white hands like those in pictures of King David in the Bible.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Did not mighty King David lust, and was he not driven through his lust to do great wrong?
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • So long dured the tree till that Solomon, King David’s son, reigned, and held the land after his father.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • In like manner King David, after his being anointed, though before he had possession of the Kingdome, is said to "enquire of the Lord" (1 Sam.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Better still is the temperance of king David[339] who poured out on the ground unto the Lord the water which three of his warriors had brought him to drink, at the peril of their lives.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • To sum up: The children of Israel lived happily under King David.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • In the time of Jesus, there were a lot of people who imagined that there would come a new "Messiah" in the sense of a political, military, and religious leader of the caliber of King David.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • King David murdered because his age could not know it.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • And when Ahimaaz reached King David, who yearned to know the fate of his headlong son, Absalom, he could only say: "I saw a great tumult but I knew not what it was."
    James Baldwin  --  Go Tell It on the Mountain
  • These are the morning songs which King David used to sing to all the pretty girls; we sing them here to you.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • ] [Footnote 339: King David, etc. See First Chronicles, 11, 15-19.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Near the end, remembering king David and the Sunamite, he shared his bed with Athos, faithful after death.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • And when they had made the ship the lady said to Solomon: Sir, said she, since it is so that this knight ought to pass all knights of chivalry which have been to-fore him and shall come after him, moreover I shall tell you, said she, ye shall go into Our Lord’s temple, where is King David’s sword, your father, the which is the marvelloust and the sharpest that ever was taken in any knight’s hand.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • And when they had made the ship the lady said to Solomon: Sir, said she, since it is so that this knight ought to pass all knights of chivalry which have been to-fore him and shall come after him, moreover I shall tell you, said she, ye shall go into Our Lord’s temple, where is King David’s sword, your father, the which is the marvelloust and the sharpest that ever was taken in any knight’s hand.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • "At all events, go out by the north porch," cried the beadle, who was left alone on the threshold, "so as to see the Resurrection, the Last Judgment, Paradise, King David, and the Condemned in Hell-flames."
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • King David was my dancing man, And a juggler too as well; The way he thrown his balls around I’ll dance with him in hell! 2 .
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
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