Philo Judaeus: Or, The Jewish-Alexandrian Philosophy in Its Development and Completion, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Williams and Norgate, 1888 - 355 pages
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Page 284 - Sit, Jessica. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubims : Such harmony is in immortal souls ; But whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it.
Page 191 - He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Envy and calumny and hate and pain, And that unrest which men miscall delight, Can touch him not and torture not again; From the contagion of the world's slow stain He is secure, and now can never mourn A heart grown cold, a head grown grey in vain; Nor, when the spirit's self has ceased to burn, With sparkless ashes load an unlamented urn.
Page 158 - Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, .and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel: and they saw the God of Israel...
Page 228 - And David lifted up his eyes, and saw the angel of the Lord stand between the earth and the heaven, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem.
Page 142 - And unto man he said, Behold, The fear of the LORD, that is wisdom ; And to depart from evil is understanding.

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