Reflections on Names and Places in Devonshire ...

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Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1845 - 416 páginas
 

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Página 16 - I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou boldest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
Página 267 - He stood, and measured the earth: He beheld, and drove asunder the nations; And the everlasting mountains were scattered, The perpetual hills did bow: His ways are everlasting.
Página 61 - And he said, thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel : for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
Página 208 - Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far, O house of Israel, saith the Lord: it is a mighty nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou knowest not, neither understandest what they say.
Página 388 - The mournful parents stand around in tears; And rising Crete against their shore appears. There, too, in living sculpture, might be seen The mad affection of the Cretan queen; Then how she cheats her bellowing lover's...
Página 389 - ... supplies. Look round the wood, with lifted eyes, to see The lurking gold upon the fatal tree ; Then rend it off, as holy rites command : The willing metal will obey thy hand, Following with ease, if...
Página 267 - His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise. And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power.
Página 234 - Thus saith the Lord God; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas...
Página 388 - Thro' the hill's hollow sides : before the place, A hundred doors a hundred entries grace; As many voices issue, and the sound Of Sybil's words as many times rebound. Now to the mouth they come. Aloud she cries: "This is the time; enquire your destinies. He comes; behold the god!
Página 382 - In spinning, or the loom, she spends the night ; And cedar brands supply her father's light. From hence were heard, rebellowing to the main, The roars of lions that refuse the chain, The grunts of bristled boars, and groans of bears, And herds of howling wolves that stun the sailors

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