Voyage of the United States Frigate Potomac: Under the Command of Commodore John Downes, During the Circum-navigation of the Globe, in the Years 1831, 1832, 1833, and 1834, Svazek 1
Harper & brothers, 1835 - Počet stran: 560
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Strana 404 - What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle ; Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ? In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are strewn ; The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we, to men benighted, The lamp of life deny ? Salvation, O ! salvation ! The joyful sound proclaim, Till each remotest nation Has learned Messiah's name.
Strana 350 - And the whole earth was of one language and of one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
Strana 125 - And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom. And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon. And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
Strana 559 - Perils of the Sea ; being Authentic Narratives of Remarkable and Affecting Disasters upon the Deep. With Illustrations of the Power and Goodness of God in Wonderful Preservations.
Strana 255 - By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.