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" Elijah mocked them, and said: Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth and must be awaked. "
Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine - Page 684
1895
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 83, Part 1; Volume 113

1813
...call him to account, and say, What docst thou ? When Elijah " mocked" the priests of Baal, and said, "Cry aloud; for he is a god, either he is talking,...pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sieepeth, and must be awaked" (1 Kings, xviii. 27.); what was this but sarcastic irony ": But the grave...
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A Treatise on the Passions and Affections of the Mind ..., Volume 4

Thomas Cogan - 1813
...was no voice, nor any that answered. And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, cry aloud, for he is a god, either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey ; peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their...
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A New and Complete Universal History of the Holy Bible, from the Creation of ...

Edward Kimpton - 1813
...when no answer being yet given by Baal, the prophet Elijah, to aggravate their perplexities, mocked them saying, Cry aloud; for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.* This had the intended effect: they...
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The New Pocket Cyclopędia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 645 pages
...this trope occurs in the scriptures. Thus the prophet Elijah speaks in irony to the priests of Baal, Cry aloud, for he is a GOD ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleeps, and must to awaked. See also Job xii. 2. Eccles. xi. 9. Gen....
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 7

1813
...understand Elijah — ' And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, — ' Cry alond : for he is a god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing ; or he is on a journey ; or, peradventure, he ileepeth, and must be awaked.' This superstitious notion of the...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 671 pages
...in the scriptures. Thus the prophet .Elijah speaks in irony to the priests of Baal, Cry al0tid,for he is a GOD ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleeps, and must be awaked. See also Job xii. 2. Eccles. xi. 9- Gen....
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M'Fingal: A Modern Epic Poem, in Four Cantos

John Trumbull - 1813 - 112 pages
...leave with her his commission, And Neptune erst, in treaty free, Hive up dominion o'er the sea ? t " Cry aloud ; for he is a god; either he is talking, or he i : pursuing, or he is in a journey, or pefallventure he sleepctlu And they cried aloud, and cut themselves...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 339 pages
...he challenged the priests of Baal to prove the truth of their deity, •-' mocked them, and said : Cry aloud, for he is a god : either he is talking,...in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must lie awaked." Exclamations and Irony are sometimes united : as in Cicero's oration for Balbus, where...
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A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos ..., Volume 2

William Ward - 1815
...the golden feet. ;v 470 HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND RELIGION, [PART in. CHAP. TH. f 1 Kings xviii. 27. " He is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or perad venture he sleepeth, and must be awaked." Vifihnoo ^.^•*.'— ; sleeps four months in the year...
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The Origin of Pagan Idolatry Ascertained from Historical Testimony ..., Volume 2

George Stanley Faber - 1816
...addressing them in a strain of what has usually been considered as nothing more than severe irony. Cry aloud ; for he is a god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey ; or ptr advent ure he slecpeth, and must be awaked.1 Now this is doubtless irony: but the force of it is...
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