Prehistoric Man: Researches Into the Origin of Civilisation in the Old and the New World

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Macmillan and Company, 1865 - 635 pages
 

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Page 32 - Two of far nobler shape, erect and tall, Godlike erect, with native honour clad In naked majesty seem'd lords of all : And worthy seem'd ; for in their looks divine The image of their glorious Maker shone...
Page 519 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 51 - And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them; and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field.
Page 96 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth ; and they left off to build the city.
Page 267 - Where the car climb'd the capitol ; far and wide Temple and tower went down, nor left a site :— Chaos of ruins ! who shall trace the void, O'er the dim fragments cast a lunar light, And say,
Page 90 - ... and lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the Lord thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.
Page 90 - Take ye therefore good heed unto yourselves ; for ye saw no manner of similitude on the day that the Lord spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire: Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female...
Page 97 - I have closed this letter, with three lines of Milton, which you will, I know, readily and not without some degree of concern apply to your ever affectionate, &c. Some natural tears he dropped, but wiped them soon ; The world was all before him, where to choose His place of rest, and Providence his guide.3 80.
Page 520 - The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great empires of the world ; the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman. All our religion, almost all our law, almost all our arts, almost all that sets us above savages, has come to us from the shores of the Mediterranean.
Page 520 - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, When he separated the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the people According to the number of the children of Israel : For the Lord's portion is his people ; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

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