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Page 3 - In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, and took Ijon, and Abel-beth-maacah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali; and he carried them captive to Assyria.
Page 4 - Evidence of the Truth of the Christian Religion derived from the Literal Fulfilment of Prophecy. By ALEXANDER KEITH, DD 37th Edition, with numerous Plates, in square 8vo.
Page 4 - Arise, get you up unto the wealthy nation, that dwelleth without care, saith the LORD, which have neither gates nor bars, which dwell alone.
Page 419 - ... is attached a herd of milch buffaloes, part of which are sacred, and from which the milk is never drawn, the whole being allowed to go to the calves. One among these sacred animals is the chief. Should it die, its calf, if a female one, succeeds to its office. Should it have no female calf, the bell before mentioned is attached to the neck of one of the other sacred ones, and being allowed to remain so during that day, a legal succession is considered to be effected.
Page 3 - Arise ye, go up to Kedar, and spoil the men of the East. Their tents and their flocks shall they take away : They shall take to themselves their curtains, and all their vessels and their camels ; And they shall cry to them, Fear is on every side.
Page 14 - And their camels shall be a booty, and the multitude of their cattle a spoil : and I will scatter into all winds them that are in the utmost corners ; and I will bring their calamity from all sides thereof, saith the LORD. 33 And Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons, and a desolation for ever: there shall no man abide there, nor any son of man dwell in it.
Page 9 - The whole of these buildings were inclosed within a wall about 1360 yards square, which left a considerable space open in front, and this open square was in the exact centre of the town, which is nearly a perfect circle, surrounded by a rampart, about 3 miles 180 yards in circumference. Portions of the curtain, which was 10 feet 3 inches in width, still remain on this rampart ; and there also are the ruins of thirty-two bastions, placed at unequal intervals.
Page 233 - Ya»na, nothing is fixed in the doctrine regarding God. In the writings of the second period, that is in the Vendidad, we trace the advance to a theological, and, in its way, mild and scientific system. Out of this, in the last place there springs the stern and intolerant religion of the SasBaniac epoch.
Page 367 - Kailt'is, which strikes the beholder as the most remarkable of the whole [of the Elora groups], is formed after the type of some of the structural temples of the south of India, particularly the great pagoda at Tanjor ; and he says — ' I have no doubt in my own mind that the Chola, or at least some of the Karnata Rajas were the excavators of this temple, and the restorers [rather propagators] of Sivite worship in the Dekhan ; my own impression is, that we must ascribe this either to Raja Rajendra...