An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time: Compiled from Original Authors; and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes, &c. With a General Index to the Whole. ...

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T. Osborne, in Gray's-Inn; A. Millar, in the Strand; and J. Osborn, in Pater-noster Row., 1747
 

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Page 386 - God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of the valleys and hills; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive and honey...
Page 85 - ... thus saith the Lord ; Behold, I will give Pharaoh-hophra king of Egypt into the hand of his enemies, and into the hand of them that seek his life...
Page 260 - Flemifo wall ; and yet it is no uncommon thing to fee the gates and doors adorned with marble portals, carved and inlaid with great beauty and variety...
Page 449 - Calvary, and runs down to an unknown depth in the earth. That this rent was made by the earthquake that happened at our Lord's Passion there is only tradition to prove ; but that it is a natural and genuine breach, and not counterfeited by any art, the sense and reason of every one that...
Page 439 - This mountain is covered by a dense forest, with the exception of a level spot of about half a mile in length and a quarter of a mile in width...
Page 365 - ... this great and holy work, he hath left it to me, in time of peace, both to begin and finish it, according to the direction, as well as the prediction, of Almighty God. Blessed be His great name for the present tranquilityof my dominions! and by His gracious...
Page 342 - If I beheld the Sun when it Jhined, or the Moon walking in brightnefs ; And my Heart hath been fecretly enticed, OR MY MOUTH HATH KISSED MY HAND: This alfo were an Iniquity to be puniJhed by the Judge; for I Jhould have denied the God that is above,"* One Brother they had, to whom * Job xxxi.
Page 275 - ... in length, carved with vines and clusters of grapes, exceeding bold, and to the life. They are both in their right places, and by them it appears, that the door or gate was fifteen feet wide. In this great court are the remains of two rows of very noble marble pillars thirty.seven feet high with capitals of the finest carved work ; and the cornices must have been of equal beauty, though quite destroyed by the relentless su.
Page 239 - Then said they, What shall be the trespass offering which we shall return to him ? They answered, Five golden emerods, and five golden mice, according to the number of the lords of the Philistines: for one plague was on you all, and on your lords.
Page 473 - ... and is kept in good * repair, by the generous offerings of a conftant concourfe * of pilgrims, who annually refort to it, as well as the contributions of feveral Chriftian princes.

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