The Juvenile Rollin; Or Conversations on Ancient History, Teil 267,Band 1

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William Hyde. Portland: G. Hyde & Company, 1832

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Seite 37 - that men shall beat their swords into plough-shares, and their spears into pruning-hooks...
Seite 216 - Athos, thou proud and aspiring mountain, that liftest up thy head to the very skies, I advise thee not to be so audacious, as to put rocks and stones, that cannot be cut, in the way of my workmen ! If thou makest that opposition, I will cut thee entirely down, and throw thee headlong into the sea...
Seite 233 - BRANDE.-A DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE, AND ART; comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of all the Terms in General Use.
Seite 172 - He used to thank the gods for three things ; that he was born a reasonable creature, and not a beast ; a man, and not a woman ; a Greek, and not a Barbarian.
Seite 110 - That whosoever should ask a petition of any god or man for thirty days, except of the king, should be cast into the den of lions...
Seite 105 - doeth what he will in the armies of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth...
Seite 86 - Cyrus to dispose of all the meats as he thought fit, the latter immediately distributed them to the king's officers in waiting ; to one, because he taught him to ride ; to another, because he waited well upon his grandfather ; and to a third, because he took great care of his mother.
Seite 127 - When, therefore, Cambyses put his question, they managed to find an answer which would neither violate the truth nor endanger their own necks: namely, that though they could discover no law which allowed brother to marry sister, there was undoubtedly a law which permitted the king of Persia to do what he pleased...
Seite 58 - Scripture was represented by the then flourishing kingdom of Egypt, under the sway of the mighty dynasty of the Ptolemies, — in the face, however, of the prophecies, which had said that Mitzraim should be " the basest of the kingdoms...
Seite 112 - ... in the sense of embracing a Calvinistic creed with an Arminian clergy ; or, in a sense of believing in a trinity of persons in the Godhead — the same in substance, equal in power and glory — and then fraternising with those who deny the divinity of Christ. It is not broad enough to believe that there is but one name given under heaven among men whereby we can be saved...

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