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Page 202 - ... where were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.
Page 249 - So he turned and went away in a rage. And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?
Page 299 - And being in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of II spikenard very precious ; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head.
Page vii - Felix, qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas; Atque metus omnes et inexorabile fatum Subjecit pedibus, strepitumque Acherontis avari!
Page 270 - When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished : and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.
Page 17 - ... be admirable. Hence, I went to my worthy friend, Sir Henry Capel, [at Kew] brother to the Earl of Essex : it is an old timber-house ; but his garden has the choicest fruit of any plantation in England, as he is the most industrious and understanding in it.
Page 65 - The latent rill, scarce oozing through the grass, Of growth luxuriant; or the humid bank, In fair profusion, decks. Long let us walk, Where the breeze blows from yon extended field Of blossom'd beans. Arabia cannot boast A fuller gale of joy than, liberal, thence Breathes through the sense, and takes the ravish'd soul.
Page 194 - And every wise hearted man among them that wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work made he them.