Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (Google eBook)

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Harper & brothers, 1901 - Bible - 551 pages
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User Review  - Sharon Powers - Goodreads

BEN-HUR: A TALE OF THE CHRIST By Lew Wallace Book Review by:Sharon Powers. Ulysses S. Grant sat to read the new novel, Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ. The words of the book soon caught his imagination ... Read full review

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User Review  - Walter - Goodreads

"Ben Hur" is a novel in the style of the historical epic format that was popular in the late 19th Century. Written by Lew Wallace, a General in the Union Army during the Civil War, the novel is an ... Read full review

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Page 473 - The Nazarene is on the way also. With him, though without his knowledge, I am bringing a full legion of mine. A second legion follows. The Passover will excuse the multitude. He said upon setting out, • We will go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning
Page 96 - said the angel to Abraham in the place Jehovah-jireh. ‘And the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed ‘— so the Lord himself said to Jacob asleep at Bethel on the way to Haran. Afterwards the wise men looked
Page 325 - me, Esther, the words of Jeremiah.” Receiving that roll, he read as before, “Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous branch, and a king shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely.' As a king he shall reign—as a king, 0 my master!
Page 322 - We have seen his star in the east,, and have come to worship him.' I could not understand, but followed them to the Damascus Gate; and of every
Page 494 - Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord !“ And all the thousands who were of the rider's
Page 182 - and my tongue with singing, and my spirit was like to a roe or to a young hart upon the mountains of spices.
Page 362 - and divine their purpose. At Messala, who was more than an antagonist to him, he gave one searching look. The air of passionless hauteur characteristic of the fine patrician face was there as of old, and so was the Italian beauty, which the helmet rather increased; but more—it may
Page 363 - the wall; that the rope would fall, he ceased as soon to doubt; and, further, it came to him, a sudden flash-like insight, that Mess-ala knew it was to be let drop at the last moment (prearrangement with the editor could safely reach that point in the contest); and it suggested, what more
Page 363 - on his part; no blinding rush of heated blood from heart to brain, and back again; no impulse to fling himself upon Fortune: he did not believe in Fortune; far otherwise. He had his plan, and, confiding in himself, he settled to the task never more observant, never more
Page 369 - this they saw. Then they heard a crash loud enough to send a thrill through the Circus, and, quicker than thought, out over the course a spray of shining white and yellow finders flew. Down on its right side toppled the bed of the Roman's chariot. There was a rebound as of the axle

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