The innocents abroad, or, The new pilgrims' progress: being some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land : with descriptions of countries, nations, incidents, and adventures as they appeared to the author (Google eBook)

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American Publishing Company, 1869 - American literature - 651 pages
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Page 461 - Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus : for behold, he prayeth, and hath seen in a vision a man named Ananias, coming in, and putting his hand on him, that he might receive his sight.
Page 438 - Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care. And come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The beauty of thy voice. And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day. Shall fold their tents like the Arabs, And as silently steal away.
Page 550 - And there was a great famine in Samaria : and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.
Page 407 - Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Page 485 - Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite be, blessed shall she be above women in the tent.
Page 294 - Oh, sacre bleu, been dead three thousan' year!" The doctor turned on him savagely: "Here, now, what do you mean by such conduct as this! Playing us for Chinamen because we are strangers and trying to learn! Trying to impose your vile second-hand carcasses on us!— thunder and lightning, I've a notion to— to— if you've got a nice fresh corpse, fetch him out!— or, by George, we'll brain you!
Page 461 - And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus; and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven; and he fell to the earth and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
Page 421 - If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me, if the dead rise not? let us eat and drink; for to-morrow we die.
Page 204 - A palace lifting to eternal summer Its marble walls, from out a glossy bower Of coolest foliage, musical with birds, Whose songs should syllable thy name!
Page 291 - What I tell you, genteelmen! Is it not so? See! handwriting Christopher Colombo!— write it himself!" We looked indifferent— unconcerned. The doctor examined the document very deliberately, during a painful pause. Then he said, without any show of interest: "Ah— Ferguson— what— what did you say was the name of the party who wrote this?" "Christopher Colombo! ze great Christopher Colombo!" Another deliberate examination. "Ah— did he write it himself, or— or how?" "He write it himself!—...

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