Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to the General Peace of 1801, Band 2

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Isaac Collins and sons, 1803
 

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Seite 351 - The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds
Seite 351 - All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar. At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon. The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty...
Seite 65 - Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above : and by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother ; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Seite 348 - Nebuchadnezzar embellished it, and made it one of the wonders of the world. The most famous works in and about it were, the walls of the city, the temple of Belus, Nebuchadnezzar's palace, the hanging gardens, the banks of the river, the artificial lake, and the canals. The walls were 87 feet thick, 350 feet high, and...
Seite 79 - And they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said unto them ; and when he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their father revived : And Israel said, It is enough ; Joseph my son is yet alive : I will go and see him before I die.
Seite 100 - ... brought water out of the rock, and gave you a law from heaven. 12 Ye provoked him all ways, and desired for yourselves a molten calf, and worshipped it, and sacrificed to it, and said, These are thy Gods, O Israel, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt...
Seite 76 - And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
Seite 101 - And I will set thy bounds from the Red sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert unto the river...
Seite 348 - ... or convenience. A branch of the Euphrates divided the city into two, running through the midft of it, from north to fouth, over •which, in the very middle of the city, was a bridge, a furlong in length ", or...

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