Palestine and Syria with the chief routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia: handbook for travellers (Google eBook)

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K. Baedeker, 1906 - Palestine - 436 pages
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Page 240 - Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.
Page 315 - Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.
Page lxvii - This is my Lord. But when it set, he said: I love not things that set. And when he saw the moon uprising, he exclaimed: This is my Lord.
Page lxx - Guide us in the right way, The way of those to whom Thou hast been gracious, Not of those with whom Thou art wroth, nor of the erring.
Page 65 - Friday after 4 pm, or on Jewish festivals, when a touching scene is presented by the figures leaning against the weather-beaten wall, kissing the stones, and weeping. The men often sit here for hours, reading their wellthumbed Hebrew prayer-books. The Spanish Jews, whose appearance and bearing are often refined and independent, present a pleasing contrast to their squalid brethren of Poland.
Page ii - Italy : /. Northern Italy, including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through Switzerland and Austria. With 30 Maps and 40 Plans.
Page 358 - That part of the island we had landed on was a narrow ridge, not above musket-shot across, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by a creek, extending upwards of a mile inland, and nearly communicating with the sea at its head.
Page 243 - Christi (Table of Christ), on the W. side of the town ; the present chapel was erected in 1861 and belongs to the Latins. The table is a block of hard chalk, llJ/2 ft.
Page lxix - Asrafil ; the first of these blasts will kill every living being ; a second •will awaken the dead. Then follows the Judgment; the righteous cross to Paradise by a bridge of a hair's breadth, while the wicked fall from the bridge into the abyss of hell (p.
Page i - Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire excluding Paris and its Environs. With 13 Maps and 40 Plans. Fourth edition. 1905...

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