The wars of the Jews, adapted to the capacities of young persons [by aunt Jane].

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Page 176 - A voice from the east, a voice from the west, a voice from the four winds, a voice against Jerusalem and the holy house, a voice against the bridegrooms and the brides, and a voice against this whole people.
Page 119 - With cool and verdant gardens interspersed ; Here towers of war that frown in massy strength. While over all hangs the rich purple eve, As conscious of its being her last farewell Of light and glory to that fated -city, And, as our clouds of battle dust and smoke Are melted into air, behold the temple, In undisturb'd and lone serenity Finding itself a solemn sanctuary In the profound of heaven!
Page 244 - Bible Illustrations; Or, a Description of Manners and Customs peculiar to the East, and especially Explanatory of the Holy Scriptures. By the Rev. BH DRAPER. With Engravings. Fourth Edition. Revised bv Dr. KITTO, Editor of " The Pictorial Bible,
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Page 119 - Are melted into air, behold the Temple In undisturbed and lone serenity. Finding itself a solemn sanctuary In the profound of heaven ! It stands before us A mount of snow, fretted with golden pinnacles, The very sun, as though he worshipped there, Lingers upon the gilded cedar roofs, And down the long and branching porticoes ; On every flowery-sculptured capital Glitters the homage of his parting beams.

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