St. John in Patmos: a poem, by one of the old living poets of Great-Britain [W.L. Bowles.].

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Page 86 - And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion : and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.
Page 40 - And Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously : the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page 46 - For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, and with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God...
Page 84 - In the administration of justice, the judgments of the emperor were characterised by attention, discernment, and impartiality; and whenever he deviated from the strict line of equity, it was generally in favour of the poor and oppressed; not so much indeed from any sense of humanity, as from the natural propensity of a despot, to humble the pride of greatness, and to sink all his subjects to the same common level of absolute dependence.
Page 85 - Other causes must, however, have contributed to the furious plague, which, from the year 250 to the year 265, raged without interruption in every province, every city, and almost every family, of the Roman empire. During some time five thousand persons died daily in Rome; and many towns, that had escaped the hands of the barbarians, were entirely de- .„,. .populated.
Page 94 - And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.
Page 25 - Blessing, honour, glory, and power be unto him, that sitteth on the throne, and to the Lamb, for ever and ever.
Page 73 - And in his temple serve him day and night, And He that sitteth on the throne shall dwell Among them. They shall hunger now no more, Nor thirst ; the sun shall cheer them, but not burn ; The Lamb shall feed them, and shall lead them forth 120 To pleasant pastures, and to fountains bright, And from their eyelids wipe away all tears For ever.

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