A View of the American Indians: Their General Character, Customs, Language, Public Festivals, Religious Rites, and Traditions: Shewing Them to be the Descendants of the Ten Tribes of Israel. The Language of Prophecy Concerning Them, and the Course by which They Travelled from Media Into America
author, and sold, 1828 - 185 pages
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Page 49 - And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, Rise up, Lord, and let thine enemies be scattered ; and let them that hate thee flee before thee. And when it rested, he said, Return, O Lord, unto the many thousands of Israel.
Page 132 - ... that they would leave the multitude of the heathen, and go forth into a further country, where never mankind dwelt, that they might there keep their statutes, which they never kept in their own land. And they entered into Euphrates by the narrow passages of the river. For the most High then shewed signs for them, and held still the flood, till they were passed over.
Page 24 - Doubtless thou art our Father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not : thou, 0 LORD, art our Father, our Redeemer ; thy Name is from everlasting.
Page 109 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the Whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, ' Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 66 - In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls, and their round tires like the moon...
Page 24 - For Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer: now the LORD will feed them as a lamb in a large place.
Page 16 - I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.
Page 16 - And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the LORD shall lead you.