Travels Through Turkey in Asia, the Holy Land, Arabia, Egypt and Other Parts of the World ...

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Page 205 - Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyrus: every head was made bald, and every shoulder was peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, for the service that he had served against it.
Page 155 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden ; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Page 181 - Glafs of Sidon, the Purple of Tyre, and the exceeding fine Linen they wove, were the Product of their own Country, and their own Inventions: And...
Page 217 - Tyrians greatly confided ; and therefore, upon the rumour that he was to abandon them, they had recourfe even to chains, in order to prevent his departure^ but their utter ruin being already decreed by the true God, and foretold by his prophets, the confidence they placed in their idols could not avert the impending judgment. They were deftined to...
Page 199 - King Solomon to King Hiram, Greeting: "Be it known unto thee, O King, that my father David had it a long time in his mind to...
Page 215 - Befiegers, where it fluck fall, and gave the Tyrians an Opportunity either of plucking their Targets out of their Hands, and thereby leaving them expofed to Darts and Arrows ; or, if they did not readily part with their Shields, of pulling them headlong from the Towers. Some, by throwing large Nets over VOL.
Page 198 - Tyre was built by the Sidonians, two hundred and forty years before the building of the temple of Jerusalem : for this reason it is called by Isaiah, the Daughter of Sidon.
Page 160 - IT is certain that th,e Syrians were anciently governed by Heads of Families, who had the Title of Kings; and that they continued under the fame Government, in part, even to the Days of Saul, is plain from the Kings of Zobah, mentioned in Scripture* among the reft of his Enemies.
Page 212 - Sidon, because of the extreme narrowness of the entrance, and its being defended by a large number of galleys, all whose prows were turned towards the main ocean, he only sunk three of them, which lay without, and afterwards came to an anchor with his whole fleet, pretty near the mole, along the shore, where his ships rode in safety.
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