The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The Macmillan Company, 1920 - World history
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Review: The Outline of History, Vols. I and II

User Review  - Carlton R. - Goodreads

I read this book in my mid thirties as I recollect. It was on a discard pile in a second hand book store and I thought "what the hey it's in terrible shape but only a quarter." So I picked it up and ... Read full review

Review: The Outline of History, Vols. I and II

User Review  - Zach - Goodreads

A very solid outline, but, as the author laments quite frequently, just an outline without the space to cover much in-depth. Read full review

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Page 577 - But he answered and said unto him that told him, " Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?" And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, "Behold my mother and my brethren! For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister and mother.
Page 578 - And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life ? And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good ? there is none good but one, that it God.
Page 579 - For, laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups : and many other such like things ye do. 9 And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.
Page 286 - This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you : He will take your sons, and > That is, where is the glory? appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen ; and some shall run before his chariots.
Page 578 - Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest : go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven : and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
Page 291 - And all the vessels of the house of God, great and small, and the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king, and of his princes; all these he brought to Babylon. 19 And they burnt the house of God, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire, and destroyed all the goodly vessels thereof.
Page 286 - And it came to pass on the morrow when the Philistines came to strip the slain, that they found Saul and his three sons fallen in Mount Gilboa.
Page 578 - Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands?
Page 285 - And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.
Page 580 - They said unto him, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.

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