The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial Industrial, and Scientific: Products of the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Kingdoms, Useful Arts and Manufactures, Band 2
Bernard Quaritch, 1885
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Seite 69 - There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest. There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master.
Seite 345 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord : and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Seite 244 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day; While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Seite 158 - God ! if my course were not stopped by this sea, " I would still go on, to the unknown kingdoms " of the West, preaching the unity of thy holy " name, and putting to the sword the rebellious " nations who worship any other gods than " thee *." Yet this Mahometan Alexander, who sighed for new worlds, was unable to preserve his recent conquests.
Seite 141 - As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.
Seite 292 - Whosoever toucheth the dead body of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself, defileth the tabernacle of the LORD ; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel : because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness is yet upon him.
Seite 1 - They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag : therefore they rejoice and are glad. Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their drag ; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat plenteous.
Seite 115 - And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself: and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
Seite 103 - He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha! And he smelleth the battle afar off, The thunder of the captains, and the shouting.