Origin of the western nations & languages: showing the construction and aim of Punic, recovery of the universal language, reconstruction of Phoenician geography, Asiatic source of the dialects of Britain, principal emigrations from Asia, and description of Scythian society ; with an appendix, upon the connection of Assyrian with the languages of Western Europe, and Gaelic with the languages of Scythia (Google eBook)
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Page 279 - I Ezra, or Esdras, ch. i. Thus saith Cyrus, King of Persia, The LORD God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth. Judith, ch. xvi. Venit Assur ex montibus ab Aquilone in multitudine fortitudinis suae; cujus multitudo obturavit torrentes, et equi eorum cooperuerunt valles.
Page 275 - thou be delivered (num ergo solus poteris liberari) ? Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have destroyed (singulos quos vastaverunt patres mei), as Gozan, and Haran, and Reseph, and the children of Eden which were in Thelassar ? Where is the King of Hamath (Emath), and the King
Page 278 - Howbeit every nation made gods of their own, and put them in the houses of the high places which the Samaritans had made, every nation in their cities wherein they dwelt. . . . Unto this day they do after the former manners.
Page 278 - Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his hand might be with him to confirm the kingdom in his hand. And Menahem exacted the money of Israel, even of all the mighty men of wealth, of each man fifty shekels of silver, to give to the King of Assyria. So the King of Assyria turned back, and stayed not there in the land.
Page 324 - Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits : he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
Page 399 - my hands. One is the Assyrian Grammar, of Professor Sayce, Queen's College, Oxford, and the other, the Philological Proofs of the Original Unity and Recent ( Origin of the Human Race, derived from a
Page 276 - the gold, and the spices, and the precious ointment, and all the house of his armour, and all that was found in his treasures : there was nothing in his house,
Page 280 - Arise, get you up unto the wealthy nation, that dwelleth without care, saith the LORD, which have neither gates nor bars, which dwell alone. . . . And Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons, and a desolation for ever: there shall no man abide there, nor any son of man dwell in it
Page 277 - Samaria super Israel novem annis.) And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as the kings of Israel that were before him. Against him came up Shalmanezer, King of Assyria,
Page 280 - O ye inhabitants of Hazor, saith the LORD ; for Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, hath taken counsel against you, and hath conceived a purpose against you. Arise, get you up unto the wealthy nation, that dwelleth without care, saith the LORD, which have neither gates nor bars, which dwell alone. . . . And