Eastern Life: Present and Past, Volume 1

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Lea and Blanchard, 1848 - Middle East - 523 pages
 

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Page 304 - And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it is no place of seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of pomegranates ; neither is there any water to drink.
Page 410 - Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about.
Page 396 - So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
Page 419 - And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the LORD, I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land.
Page 409 - Eh well, tha'rt more cocky than me, an' tha says less. John Thomas! Dost want her! Dost want my lady Jane? Tha's dipped me in again, tha hast. Ay, an' tha comes up smilin'.—Ax 'er then! Ax lady Jane! Say: Lift up your heads o' ye gates, that the king of glory may come in.
Page 55 - Martineau, describing her first sight of them — ' together yet apart, in the midst of the plain, serene and vigilant, still keeping their untired watch over the lapse of ages and the eclipse of Egypt. I can never believe that anything else so majestic as this Pair has been conceived of by the imagination of Art. Nothing even in nature certainly ever affected me so unspeakably ; no thunderstorm in my childhood, nor any aspect of Niagara, or the great Lakes of America, or the Alps or the Desert,...
Page 466 - And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea like a man's hand.

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