Madoc, Band 2

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825

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Seite 238 - And when the builders laid the foundation of the Temple of the Lord, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals, to praise the Lord, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
Seite 238 - And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the Lord; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.
Seite 238 - But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice...
Seite 176 - Tortoise-shell, with some corn in it, and the neck of it drawn on to a piece of wood, which made a very convenient handle.
Seite 177 - God, and tried to serve him, and loved all men, be they who they would, so as he never did before. He treated me with uncommon courtesy, and seemed to be hearty in it. I was told by the Indians that he opposed their drinking strong liquor, with all his power, and that if at any time he could not dissuade them from it by all he could say he would leave them and go crying into the woods.
Seite 206 - ... feet are still to be seen, and hurled his bolts among them till the whole were slaughtered, except the big bull, who presenting his forehead to the shafts, shook them off as they fell; but missing one at length, it wounded him in the side; whereon, springing round, he bounded over the Ohio, over the Wabash, the Illinois, and finally over the great lakes, where he is living at this day.
Seite 110 - I will extol the generous hero, descended from the race of Roderic, the bulwark of his country ; a prince eminent for his good qualities, the glory of Britain, Owen the brave and expert in arms, a prince that neither hoardeth nor coveteth riches. Three fleets arrived, vessels of the main ; three powerful fleets of the first rate, furiously to attack him on the sudden : one from...
Seite 216 - Los cargos de la guerra y preeminencia no son por flacos medios proveídos, ni van por calidad ni por herencia, ni por hacienda y ser mejor nacidos; mas la virtud del brazo y la excelencia...
Seite 181 - ... that the spirits of those who are killed by the enemy, without equal revenge of blood, find no rest, and at night haunt the houses of the tribe to which they belonged; but, when that kindred duty of retaliation is justly executed, they immediately get ease and power to fly away...
Seite 183 - I observed that she went almost every evening to the foot of the tree, on a branch of which the bodies of her husband and child were laid, and, after cutting off a lock of her hair and throwing it on the ground, in a plaintive melancholy song bemoaned its fate.

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