The Boy Travellers in the Far East: Part Fourth, Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey to Egypt and the Holy Land

Harper & brothers, 1883 - 438 páginas

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Página 349 - Then they said, Behold, there is a feast of the LORD in Shiloh yearly in a place which is on the north side of Beth-el, on the east side of the highway that goeth up from Beth-el to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah.
Página 348 - And they came unto the brook of Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs.
Página 103 - AND thou hast walked about (how strange a story!) In Thebes's streets three thousand years ago, When the Memnonium was in all its glory, And time had not begun to overthrow Those temples, palaces, and piles stupendous Of which the very ruins are tremendous.
Página 293 - OH ! weep for those that wept by Babel's stream, Whose shrines are desolate, whose land a dream : Weep for the harp of Judah's broken shell ; Mourn — where their God hath dwelt the godless dwell!
Página 406 - In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me : 33 And through a window in a basket was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.
Página 347 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Página 133 - Name, especially in the formula of the confession of faith: There is no God but God and Mohammed is the Prophet of God.
Página 402 - Palestine, were its dependencies. ] 0. Damas'cus is one of the oldest cities in the world. It is mentioned in Scripture as early as the days of Abraham, whose servant, Eliezer, was born there. (Gen. xv. 2.) It was besieged and taken by David, and afterwards by Jerobo'am. It was captured by Tig'lath-pile'ser, 740 BC 11. It is noted as the place where Paul received his sight, after the vision which he saw in...

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