Tales of the Early Ages, Volume 2

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J. & J. Harper, 1832 - English fiction

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Page 61 - My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
Page 79 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them. Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters.
Page 58 - As for all the gods of the heathen, they are but idols : but it is the Lord that made the heavens.
Page 100 - It is described as a long pike, intersected by a transversal beam. The silken veil which hung down from the beam was curiously inwrought with the images of the reigning monarch and his children. The summit of the pike supported a crown of gold, which enclosed the mysterious monogram, at once expressive of the figure of the cross, and the initial letters of the name of Christ.
Page 140 - And I will be found of you, saith the LORD : and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the LORD ; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.
Page 13 - It may be remarked that man is the only animal which can live and multiply in every country from the equator to the poles.
Page 77 - ... not of the letter, but of the Spirit ; for the letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life...
Page 162 - They sometimes forced their way into the courts of justice and compelled the affrighted judge to give orders for their immediate execution. They frequently stopped travellers on the public highways, and obliged them to inflict the stroke of martyrdom by the promise of a reward if they consented, and by the threat of instant death if they refused to grant so very singular a favour.

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