A New Hieroglyphical Bible: With Devotional Pieces for Youth

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Harper & Brothers, 1837 - Bible stories, English - 210 pages

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Page 42 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us thine aid, Star of the east, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
Page 193 - For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves, and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people, saying, This is the blood of the testament which God hath enjoined unto you.
Page 115 - Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity...
Page 41 - And she wept before him the seven days, while their feast lasted: and it came to pass on the seventh day, that he told her, because she lay sore upon him: and she told the riddle to the children of her people.
Page 80 - How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower!
Page 168 - Direct, control, suggest, this day, All I design, or do, or say ; That all my powers, with all their might, In Thy sole glory may unite.
Page 111 - Jerusalem with iniquity: the heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the Lord, and say, "Is not the Lord among us? none evil can come upon us.
Page 39 - The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great Original proclaim: The unwearied sun from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land, The work of an Almighty hand. Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as...
Page 51 - Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick : and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.
Page 92 - See a long race thy spacious courts adorn ; See future sons, and daughters yet unborn, In crowding ranks on every side arise, Demanding life, impatient for the skies...

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