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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 Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 7

1843
...the conduct of inspired men of God. " And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a God ; either he is talking,...pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he aleepeth, and must be awaked." This was the keenest irony, and on the most solemn of all subjects....
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Theron and Aspasio: Or: A Series of Dialogues and Letters, Upon the Most ...

James Hervey - 1825 - 440 pages
...i Joh i. 1. ! 1 Kings xvill. 27. ' And It came top-ass 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, or peradven' ure he sleepeth, and must oe awaked.' Arc we delighted with iostances of magnanimity? A -ingle...
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Practical Discourses Concerning the Christian Temper...: To which is Now ...

John Evans - 1825 - 533 pages
...stupidity, and shew their folly to all the people, by an irony, 1 Kings xviii. 27. " Cry aloud," says he, " 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." . Here was no violation of truth, in...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 pages
...Baal to prove the truth of their deity, " mocked them, and said : Cry aloud, for he is a god : cither he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he s'eepetu, and must he awaked." . Exclamations and Irony are sometimes united: as in Cicero's oration...
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Practical Discourses Concerning the Christian Temper: Being Thirty-eight ...

John Evans - 1825 - 533 pages
...stupidity, and shew their folly to all the people, by an irony, 1 Kings xviii. 27. " Cry aloud," says he, " 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." Here was no violation of truth, in...
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M'Fingal: A Modern Epic Poem, in Four Cantos

John Trumbull - 1826 - 184 pages
...to bow'rs Elysian, Great Mars leave with her his commis[sion, And Neptune erst, in treaty free, *" Cry aloud: for he is a god ; either he is talking,...in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth. — And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives andlancets" i. Kings, chap, xviii....
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 1

Daniel Dewar - 1826
...worshippers of Baal, — irony founded on the notions which the worshippers entertained of their deity. " Cry aloud : for he is a God ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or per ad venture he sleepeth, and must be awaked. And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their...
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A Scriptural view of the Catholic question, in remarks upon a petition ...

1826 - 161 pages
...importunate addresses of his besotted priests, when Elijah mocked them and said, "cryaloud, " for Baal is a God ; either he is talking, or he "is pursuing, or he is in a journey, orperadven" ture he sleepeth, and must be awaked."—Nothing is more galling to people, than to have...
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Oriental observations and occasional criticisms ... illustrating ...

John Callaway - 1827 - 92 pages
...queen downger. 1 Kings, xviii. 27. 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 on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. Homer's deities are represented travelling,...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

1836
...in the bible. Elijah was bitterly sarcastic when he said to the prophets of Baal, " Cry aloud ; lor 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." The inspired preacher employs irony...
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