Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing Biographical Notices of Illustrious Persons and General Views of Geography, Population, Politics ... of Ancient and Modern Nations, Volume 1

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Belknap and Hamersley, 1837 - History
 

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Page 203 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 17 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Page 89 - If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved; if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed.
Page 145 - They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations...
Page 218 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day ; While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
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