Outlines of Ancient and Modern History, on a New Plan, Embracing Biographical Notices of Illustrious Persons and General Views of the Geography ...: Accompanied by a Series of Questions

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Belknap and Hamersley, 1838
 

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Strana 203 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Strana 218 - 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...
Strana 17 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Strana 89 - 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.
Strana 344 - Convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained, 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...
Strana 369 - 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.
Strana 196 - Astarte, queen of Heaven, with crescent horns ; To whose bright image nightly by the moon Sidonian virgins paid their vows and songs...
Strana 272 - Mr. Boyle's writings shall I recommend ? All of them. To him we owe the secrets of fire, air, water, animals, vegetables, fossils: so that from his works may be deduced the whole system of natural knowledge.
Strana 37 - And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine : and he was the priest of the most high God.
Strana 241 - ... (he attempted those things which no good man durst have ventured on, and achieved those in which none but a valiant and great man could have succeeded).

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