Outlines of History: Illustrated by Numberous Geographical and Historical Notes and Maps: Embracing: Part I. Ancient History. Part II. Modern History

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Ivison & Phinney, 1855 - 600 oldal

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13. oldal - And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.
66. oldal - And they slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, and put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and bound him with fetters of brass, and carried him to Babylon.
40. oldal - And Israel served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders that overlived Joshua, and which had known all the works of the LORD, that he had done for Israel.
39. oldal - All around them was the great wilderness- — "a land of deserts and of pits," "a land of drought, and of the shadow of death," "a land that no man passed through, and where no man dwelt.
61. oldal - Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.
183. oldal - Ingratitude, more strong than traitors' arms, Quite vanquish'd him: then burst his mighty heart; And, in his mantle muffling up his face, Even at the base of Pompey's statua, Which all the while ran blood, great Caesar fell.
275. oldal - Under the name of aids, the lord claimed stipulated sums from his tenants on the occasion of the knighting of his eldest son, the marriage of his eldest daughter, or his own capture in war.
68. oldal - Ezekiel, that, after the desolations foretold, " there shall no more be a prince of the land of Egypt," has been verified in a remarkable manner ; for the kings of Egypt were made tributary, and grievously oppressed, first by the Babylonians, and next by the Persians; and since the rule of the latter, Egypt has successively been governed by foreigners —by the Macedonians, the Romans, the Mamelukes, and lastly, by the Turks, who possess the land of the Pharaohs to this day.
12. oldal - ... to give light upon the earth, and to rule over the day, and over the night, to be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and for years.

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