Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing Biographical Notices of Illustrious Persons and General Views of Geography, Population, Politics ... of Ancient and Modern Nations
Belknap and Hamersley, 1840
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Stran 25 - He was a mighty hunter before the Lord : wherefore it is said, "Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord." And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Stran 232 - ... your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement ; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For though there be no appearance of any stir, yet, I say, they will receive a terrible blow — this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Stran 201 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Stran 15 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Stran 194 - Astarte, queen of Heaven, with crescent horns ; To whose bright image nightly by the moon Sidonian virgins paid their vows and songs...
Stran 87 - If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved; if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed.
Stran 342 - That the several acts and parts of acts of the congress of the United States, purporting to be laws for the imposing of duties and imposts on the importation of foreign commodities, and now having actual operation and effect within the United States, and more especially...
Stran 142 - Large countries, and in fields great battles win, Great cities by assault: what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations...
Stran 367 - Embrouded was he, as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, whyte and rede. 90 Singinge he was, or floytinge, al the day ; He was as fresh as is the month of May.