Instances of the Mutability of Fortune

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J.S. Jordan, 1791 - Biography - 453 pages

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Page 99 - The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar : and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven ; till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds
Page 38 - It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband: and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore. The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
Page 98 - All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar. At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon. The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty...
Page 81 - For Mordecai the Jew was next unto king Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews, and accepted of the multitude of his brethren, seeking the wealth of his people, and speaking peace to all his seed.
Page 81 - And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews ; for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.
Page 37 - I will lodge : thy people mall be my ** people, and thy God my God : where " thou dieft, will I die, and there will I " be buried : the Lord do fo to me, and " more alfo, if ought but death part thee
Page 210 - After this, Mahomet went out of the temple with the angel Gabriel, and found a ladder of light ready fixed for them, which they immediately ascended, leaving Alborak tied to a rock till their return. On their arrival at the...
Page 3 - ... herb of the field ; in the fweat of thy face malt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground ; for out of it waft thou taken : for duft thou art, and unto duft fhalt thou return.
Page 81 - And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple : and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.
Page 196 - ... him or his religion to be answered ; any difficulty to be solved ; any discontent among his people to be quieted, any offence to be removed, or any thing...

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