The Cyclopędia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial, Industrial and Scientific, Products of the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Kingdoms, Useful Arts and Manufactures, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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B. Quaritch, 1885 - Asia, Southeastern
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Page 69 - There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest. There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master.
Page 345 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord : and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Page 158 - God ! if my course were not stopped by this sea, " I would still go on, to the unknown kingdoms " of the West, preaching the unity of thy holy " name, and putting to the sword the rebellious " nations who worship any other gods than " thee *." Yet this Mahometan Alexander, who sighed for new worlds, was unable to preserve his recent conquests.
Page 141 - As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.
Page 3 - Learn from yon orient shell to love thy foe, And store with pearls the hand that brings thee woe : Free, like yon rock, from base vindictive pride, Emblaze with gems the wrist that rends thy side...
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Page 115 - And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself: and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
Page 25 - For more than forty years,' was his remark to Sir James, — ' for more than forty years I have so ruled my life that when death came I might face it without fear.
Page 343 - ... which being done, the father led her to a well or pit dug for that purpose, and having bid her to look down into it, pushed her in headlong, as he stood behind her, and then filling up the pit, levelled it with the rest of the ground : but others say, that when a woman was ready to fall in labour, they dug a pit, on the brink whereof she was to be delivered, and if the child happened to be a daughter, they threw it into the pit, but if a son, they saved it alive.
Page 381 - IRWIN (EYLES). A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red Sea, on the coasts of Arabia and Egypt ; and of a route through the Deserts of Thebaļs, hitherto unknown to the European travellers, in the year 1777...

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