The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Greeks, Volume 10

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J., J. and P. Knapton, 1736
 

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Página 261 - Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
Página 324 - Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee. The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Tyrus, that were in thee, were thy pilots. The ancients of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.
Página 252 - Cleopatra, assisted by two women, who were the only persons she had brought with her into the tomh, drew him up. Never was there a more moving sight. Antony, all bathed in his blood, with death painted in his face, was dragged up in the air, turning his dying eyes, and extending his feeble* hands...
Página 276 - The ftrcngth, of a ftate is not to be computed by extent of country, but by the number of its citizens, and the utility of their labour.
Página 263 - CHRIST shall have delivered up the kingdom to GOD, even the FATHER: when he shall have put down all rule, and all authority, and power.
Página 63 - Hieronymus should have more weight with you than that of Hiero. The latter was much longer your friend than the former your enemy. Permit me to say, you have experienced the good effects of the amity of Hiero, but the senseless enterprises of Hieronymus .have fallen solely upon his own head.
Página 312 - Of meads, and streams that through the valley glide, And shady groves that easy sleep invite, And, after toilsome days, a soft repose at night. * Wild beasts of nature in his woods abound ; And youth, of labour patient, plough the ground, Inur'd to hardship, and to homely fare. Nor venerable age is wanting, there, In great examples to the youthful train ; Nor are the gods ador'd with rites profane.

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