The Eve of the Deluge (Google eBook)

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Shoberl, publisher, 1851 - 224 pages
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Page 6 - But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away ; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Page 13 - And the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth ; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
Page 14 - And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven ; and everything that is in the earth shall die. But with thee will I establish my covenant ; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons
Page 6 - The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
Page 227 - NAPIER'S SOUTHERN AFRICA. In 2 vols., small 8vo., with Portraits of Sir H. Smith, Sir B. D'Urban, &c. " Fearlessly discloses the actual state of facts in the Colony." John Butt.
Page 226 - WITH THE AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCE AT THE MINES. 2 vols., with 23 Drawings taken on the Spot. " A striking sketch of the life of a clever young rambler. The accounts he gives us of the hardships the miner has to undergo, of the fevers and agues which assail him, and the lottery he throws into, are most lively and amusing.
Page 225 - REVELATIONS OF HUNGARY; OR, LEAVES FROM THE DIARY OF AN AUSTRIAN OFFICER Who served during the late Campaign in that Country. With a ;\ Memoir of Kossuth, and Portrait of the Emperor of Austria.
Page 228 - Scenes' may be classed with the best of our own military painters with the pen. The narrative of his adventures, after being disabled and concealed in an Hungarian farmhouse, is of the most natural and touching interest.
Page 226 - ... AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCE AT THE MINES. 2 vols., with 23 Drawings taken on the Spot. " A striking sketch of the life of a clever young rambler. The accounts he gives us of the hardships the miner has to undergo, of the fevers and agues which assail him, and the lottery he throws into, are most lively aud amusing." Quarterly Review. " When one has once taken up the book, it is impossible to lay it down.
Page 228 - ... The Author is a man of remarkable ability. The narrative of his adventures, after being disabled and concealed in an Hungarian farm-house, is of the most natural and touching interest.

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