Airs of Palestine: A Poem

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Wells and Lilly, 1817 - 58 pages
 

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Page 44 - And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake ; but the LORD was not in the earthquake: and after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire : and after the fire a still small voice.
Page 46 - And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken ; and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.
Page 44 - Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. And the Sun stood still, and the Moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies...
Page 58 - ... it came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord...
Page 45 - And there were in the same country shepherds, abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them; and they were sore afraid.
Page 9 - No, no — a lonelier, lovelier path be mine ; Greece and her charms I leave for Palestine. There purer streams through happier valleys flow, And sweeter flowers on holier mountains blow. I love to breathe where Gilead sheds her balm ; I love to walk on Jordan's banks of palm ; I love to wet my foot in Hermon's dews ; I love the promptings of Isaiah's muse : In Carmel's holy grots I'll court repose, And deck my mossy couch with Sharon's deathless rose.
Page 58 - And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house of the LORD, so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud : for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.
Page 46 - And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely: Who. having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks.
Page 55 - ... aspects de la lumière; et, comme ses mouvements, elles ont le faux brillant et les variétés trompeuses de la séduction. Plus étonnant encore dans le reste de ses mœurs, il sait, ainsi qu'un homme souillé de meurtres, jeter à l'écart sa robe tachée de sang, dans la crainte d'être reconnu.
Page 45 - And Jesse took an ass, laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid, and sent them by David his son unto Saul.

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