The History of Antiquity, Volume 6

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R. Bentley & son, 1882 - History, Ancient

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Page 99 - For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Page 101 - And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, And their queens thy nursing mothers: They shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, And lick up the dust of thy feet ; And thou shalt know that I am the Lord: For they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.
Page 74 - For they that led us away captive, required of us then a song, and melody in our heaviness : Sing us one of the songs of Sion. 4 How shall we sing the LORD'S song in a strange land?
Page 362 - Xerxes' own inscriptions he speaks of himself as "the great King, the King of Kings, the King of the lands occupied by many races, the King of this great world
Page 11 - Pythian thus spoke in hexameter verse : " I know the number of the sands, and the measure of the sea ; I understand the dumb, and hear him that does not speak ; the savor of the hard-shelled tortoise boiled in brass with the flesh of lamb strikes on my senses ; brass is laid beneath it, and brass is put over it.
Page 304 - Ntariuth (Darius) — may he live for ever ! — commanded me to go to Egypt, while he was in the land of Elam, — for he also was the great lord of all lands and a great king of Egypt, — in order that I might reinstate the number of the sacred scribes of the temples, and revive whatever had fallen into ruin.
Page 99 - How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth glad tidings, that publisheth peace, that bringeth glad tidings of good, that publisheth salvation, that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth,
Page 384 - I am DARIUS, the great King, the King of Kings, the King of Persia, the King of the provinces, the son of HYSTASPES, the grandson of ARSAMES, the Achaemenian.
Page 99 - Eternal shall renew their strength ; the redeemed of the Eternal shall return and come with singing to Zion, and everlasting joy shall be upon their head...
Page 130 - The inscription too("/ am Cyrus, the son of Cambyses, who founded the empire of the Persians, and ruled over Asia. Grudge me not then this monument ") could scarcely have been placed on a cenotaph.

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