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Page 166 - From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.
Page 16 - Arma antiqua, manus, ungues, dentesque fuerunt, Et lapides, et item sylvarum fragmina rami, Et ílammae, atque ignes, postquam suntcognitaprimum: Posterius ferri vis est aerisque reperta : Et prior aeris erat quam ferri cognitus usus ; Quo facilis magis est natura, et copia major.
Page 50 - Surely there is a vein for the silver, And a place for gold where they fine it. Iron is taken out of the earth, And brass is molten out of the stone.
Page 178 - And there went out after him Joab's men, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, and all the mighty men: and they went out of Jerusalem, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri. 8 When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa went before them. And Joab's garment that he had put on was girded unto him, and upon it a girdle with a sword fastened upon his loins in the sheath thereof; and as he went forth it fell out.
Page 16 - ... cum prorepserunt primis animalia terris, mutum et turpe pecus, glandem atque cubilia propter unguibus et pugnis, dein fustibus atque ita porro pugnabant armis, quae post fabricaverat usus, donec verba, quibus voces sensusque notarent, nominaque invenere; dehinc absistere bello, oppida coeperunt munire et ponere leges, ne quis fur esset neu latro neu quis adulter.
Page 50 - ... a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and...
Page 109 - One day he handed to his neighbours the following verses of his own composing to be spread about : — " Ding dong ! The hammer-strokes fall long and fast, Until the Iron turns to Steel at last ! Now shall the long long Day of Rest begin, The Land of Bliss Eternal calls me in." Thereupon he died. But his verses spread all over Honan, and many learned to call upon Buddha
Page xviii - Museum under the authority of the Secretary of State for India in Council. From Photographs, Plans, and Drawings taken by Order of the Government of India. By HENRY HARDY COLE, LIEUT. RE, Superintendent Archaeological Survey of India, North-West Provinces.
Page 17 - Like the three principal colours of the rainbow, these three stages of civilization overlap, intermingle, and shade off the one into the other; and yet their succession, so far as Western Europe is concerned, appears to be equally well defined with that of the prismatic colours, though the proportions of the spectrum may vary in different countries.
Page 179 - I and my kingdom are guiltless before the LORD for ever from the blood of Abner the son of Ner : 29 Let it rest on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.
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Actors on Guard: A Practical Guide for the Use of the Rapier and Dagger for ...
Dale Anthony Girard
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