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The Early Peopling of America, and Its Discovery Before the Time of Columbus
John B Newman
Keine Leseprobe verfügbar - 2015
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Seite 10 - He shall slay with the sword thy daughters in the field: and he shall make a fort against thee, and cast a mount against thee, and lift up the buckler against thee.
Seite 11 - By reason of the abundance of his horses their dust shall cover thee: thy walls shall shake at the noise of the horsemen, and of the wheels, and of the chariots, when he shall enter into thy gates, as men enter into a city wherein is made a breach: With the hoofs of his horses shall he tread down all thy streets: he shall slay thy people by the sword, and thy strong garrison shall go down to the ground.
Seite 10 - Behold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and will cause many nations to come up against thee, as the sea causeth his waves to come up: and they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock : it shall be a place for the spreading of nets in the midst of the sea...
Seite 10 - Son of man, because that Tyrus hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gates of the people: she is turned unto me: I shall be replenished, now she is laid waste...
Seite 32 - And low-hung clouds, that dipt themselves in rain, To shake their fleeces on the earth again. At last, as far as I could cast my eyes Upon the sea, somewhat, methought, did rise, Like bluish mists, which, still appearing more, Took dreadful shapes, and moved towards the shore.
Seite 13 - The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Seite 7 - ... with all virtues. As for myself, I rejoice at the condition thou art in, and will be subservient to thee in all that thou sendest to me about; for when by my subjects I have cut down many and large trees of cedar and cypress wood, I will send them to sea, and will order my subjects to make floats of them, and to sail to what place soever of thy country thou shalt desire, and leave them there, after which thy subjects may carry them to Jerusalem : but do thou take care to procure us corn for this...
Seite 38 - But what could be more to his purpose or better adapted to his views, than the fact that the Northmen, the boldest of navigators, had knowledge of a land in the west which they supposed to extend far southwards till it met Africa? Or could not the intelligent Genoese find some suggestion in the following more accurate statement of an Icelandic geographer ? " On the west of' the great sea of Spain, which some call Ginnungagap, and leaning somewhat towards the north, the first land which occurs is...
Seite 8 - And he said, What cities are these which thou hast given me, my brother ? And he called them the land of Cabul unto this day.