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OCLC Number: 3471478
OCLC Number: 3471478
Hebrew poetry -- History and criticism.
Hebrew language -- Metrics and rhythmics. Hare, Francis, -- Bp. of Chichester, -- 1671-1740.
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Page 428 - I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice unto the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God ; that ye may eat of the flesh of kings, and
Page 435 - So panteth my soul after thee, O God. " My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God; " When shall I enter, and appear before God !
Page 428 - the flesh of kings, and of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit upon them, and the flesh of
Page 40 - Concerning the utility of poetry, therefore, the Hebrews have maintained the same opinion throughout all ages. This being always accounted the highest commendation of science and erudition : " To understand a proverb and the interpretation ; the words of the wise and their dark sayings ;
Page 428 - in a bold and unusual style—" Thus, Son of man, saith JEHOVAH, speak unto every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field: assemble yourselves and come, gather yourselves on every side to the banquet, which I prepare for you,
Page 427 - Thus, it is the language of boasting in the historical part of Scripture — " I will give thy flesh unto the fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the field.
Page 428 - Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God ; that ye may eat of the flesh of kings, and of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit upon them, and the flesh of
Page 151 - to look upon nothing which relates to mankind as foreign to himself. Thus " to rejoice with them that do rejoice, and to weep with them that weep;" to love and to respect piety and benevolence ; to cherish and retain an indignant hatred of cruelty and injustice ; that is, to obey the dictates of nature ; is right, is honest, is becoming, is pleasant.