Definition of Farnesses
1. farness [n] - See also: farness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Farnesses
Literary usage of Farnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Pilgrims and Puritans: Their Ancestry and Descendants; Basis by Joseph Dillaway Sawyer (1922)
"... filed beneath Southampton's ancient archway to take ship for what was to them the unknown "Land of Farnesses," told of by the prophet Isaiah, ..."
2. Some Hymns and Hymn Writers Representing All who Profess and Call Themselves by William Budd Bodine (1907)
"Her sight, which she retained with singular clearness to the last day of her life, could not take the 'farnesses' of which Isaiah speaks, ..."
3. Primary Convictions: Being Discussions of which the Greater Part Were by William Alexander (1893)
"There night and day, with the meteor sunset, with the splendid dawn, with the broad pure heavens over " the land of farnesses,":}: the memories of Moses and ..."
4. Poems by Cecil Frances Alexander, William Alexander (1896)
"Her sight, which she retained with singular clearness to the last day of her life, could not take in the "farnesses" of which Isaiah speaks, ..."
5. The great question, and other sermons by William Alexander (1885)
"They do not see widely over that which Isaiah calls, in his royal style, " the land of farnesses." : And so a self-satisfied man may possess a certain ..."