The Wondrous Tale of Alroy: The Rise of Iskander, Volume 1

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Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1833
 

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Page 138 - Sing, O heavens ; and be joyful, O earth ; and break forth into singing, O mountains : for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.
Page 136 - Therefore thus saith the Lord concerning the king of Assyria, He shall not come into this city, nor shoot an arrow there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast a bank against it.
Page 144 - They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the LORD...
Page 136 - And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the Lord went out and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand : and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
Page 137 - Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which swear by the name of the Lord, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.
Page 194 - Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree : and ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire : and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place.
Page 204 - Among the other spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury was a tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large branches, on which and on the lesser boughs sat a variety of birds made of the same precious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree. White the machinery affected spontaneous motions, the several birds warbled their natural harmony.
Page 150 - Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not ; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.
Page 32 - Again I will build thee, and thou shall be built, O virgin of Israel : thou shalt again be adorned with thy tabrets, and shall go forth in the dances of them that make merry. 5 Thou shalt yet plant vines upon the mountains of Samaria : the planters shall plant, and shall eat them as common things.
Page 197 - I accompanied the priest through the town, over much ruin and rubbish, to an enclosed piece of ground, rather more elevated than any in its immediate vicinity. In the centre was the Jewish tomb ; a square building of brick, of a mosque-like form, with a rather elongated dome at the top ; the whole seems in a very decaying state : falling...

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