Historical Origins, Comprising "The Chaldĉan and Hebrew and the Chinese and Hindoo Origines.": "The Origin of the Ancient Civilization of the Nile's Valley": and Historical Critiques, Comprising "A Critical Review of the History of the Scots Or Gaels", Etc. "A Critical Review of the History of Ancient Egypt."

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Page 43 - And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, " Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.
Page 126 - THE Lord of Hosts hath sworn, saying, " Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass ; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand : that I will break the Assyrian in my land, and upon my mountains tread him under foot: then shall his yoke depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulders.
Page 10 - And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters.
Page 165 - In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Page 3 - Ixiii. 1 . WHO is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength ? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.
Page 9 - And behold I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh wherein is the breath of life from under heaven, and every thing that is in the earth shall die, but with thee will I establish My Covenant, and thou shalt come into the ark, thou and thy sons and thy wife, and thy sons
Page 118 - ... number than two hundred and forty thousand, and took their journey from Egypt through the wilderness for Syria; but that as they were in fear of the Assyrians, who had then the dominion over Asia, they built a city in that country which is now called...
Page 11 - AND Noah builded an altar unto the Lord, and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt-offerings on the altar.
Page 150 - The fishers also shall mourn, and all they that cast angle into the brooks shall lament, and they that spread nets upon the waters shall languish. 'Moreover they that work in fine flax, and they that weave networks, shall be confounded. "And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish.

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