A Hebrew chrestomathy: designed as the first volume of a course of Hebrew study

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Flagg and Gould, 1829 - Hebrew language - 243 pages
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OCLC: 181991187
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Page ii - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the...
Page ii - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 158 - LEIPSIC, 359 father's house, and I will make thy name great, and thou shalt be a blessing.
Page ii - DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT. DISTRIcT CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the...
Page 116 - ... importance for the mechanism of the stories. They are explained, with as few technicalities as possible, as they occur, but the following brief sketch of the astrology of Chaucer's day is inserted here for reference. The editor is indebted for it to Mr. Henry Jenner, FSA I. The ancients believed the earth to be the centre of the Universe, and that the Seven Planets or wandering stars (which included the Sun and Moon...
Page 118 - And was man an infant, when first from the hands of his Creator? As to the views of our author, in respect to the length of the days and nights at the creation; nothing can be plainer than that usual days and nights are meant. How could he say, that " the evening and the morning made them,
Page 206 - In style, they differ very sensibly from the compositions of David ; and they are some of the most exquisite of all the lyric compositions which the book of Psalms contains. The title was probably affixed by some editor of a later age; who knew only the general report that the Psalms in question belonged to the sons of Korah, and could obtain nothing certain, as to the individuals who were their respective authors. — rnb:> , plur. only ; found also in 1 Chron. 15: 20., Gesen., ' a key in music...
Page 213 - ... yet to be ascertained. Prof. Stuart proceeds to say, " Do not we, after the Newtonian philosophy has so long been spread before the world, and our popular calendars all constructed on its basis, do not we still speak of the sun as rising and setting ? And who is deceived or misled by this popular usage — a usage adopted even by philosophers themselves, because the exigences of language demand it ? Even so with the sacred writers.
Page 118 - ... how can it be proved, that all substances must have been formed in an incipient state merely ? Were only acorns made at first instead of oaks ? And was man an infant, when first from the hands of his Creator?
Page 181 - O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the Lord ! Jer. 22: 29.

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