Essays on the Origin of Society, Language, Property, Government, Jurisdiction, Contracts, and Marriage: Interspersed with Illustrations from the Greek and Galic Languages. By James Grant, ...
B. Millan, 1785 - 208 pages
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Page 145 - Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people : for all the earth is mine : And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation.
Page 3 - And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every, tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Page 139 - The land through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it, are men of a great stature. And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants : and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
Page 203 - In procreation common to all kinds (Though higher of the genial Bed by far, And with mysterious reverence I deem) So much delights me, as those graceful acts, Those thousand decencies that daily flow From all her words and actions, mixt with Love And sweet compliance, which declare unfeign'd Union of Mind, or in us both one Soul; Harmony to behold in wedded pair More grateful than harmonious sound to the ear.
Page 145 - And all the people answered together, and said, All that the Lord hath spoken we will do.
Page 139 - And it came to pass, when men began to multiply upon the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were fair ; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
Page 82 - The victim falls; they strip the smoking hide, The beast they quarter, and the joints divide; Then spread the tables, the repast prepare, Each takes his seat, and each receives his share.
Page 191 - E. that would furnish them for a time with subsistence, and left behind them when, after it was exhausted, they went away : But in places where they remained only for a night or two, they slept without any shelter, except the bushes or grass, which is here near two feet high.
Page 190 - Terra del Fuego, and in some respects they are inferior even to them. At Botany Bay, where they were best, they were just high enough for a man to sit upright in ; but not large enough for him to extend himself in his whole length in any direction : they are built with pliable rods about as thick as a man's finger, in the form of an oven, by sticking...