Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 4

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Page 194 - Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we: come on, let us deal wisely with them ; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and...
Page 254 - Can the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast. 20 But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then shall they fast in those days.
Page 227 - Ye shall not surely die : for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened ; and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
Page 173 - That no person offered as a witness shall hereafter be excluded, by reason of incapacity from crime or interest, from giving evidence, either in person or by deposition, according to the practice of the Court, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action or proceeding, civil or criminal, in any Court, or before any judge, jury...
Page 173 - ... may establish, or tend to Establish that he owes a debt, or is otherwise subject to a civil suit, either at the instance of his majesty, or of any other person.
Page 341 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Page 227 - This their sin God was pleased, according to his wise and holy counsel, to permit, having purposed to order it to his own glory. II. By this sin they fell from their original righteousness and communion with God, and so became dead in sin, and wholly defiled in all the faculties and parts of soul and body.
Page 122 - And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.
Page 237 - Seldom at council, never in a war, Jilts ruled the state, and statesmen farces writ; Nay, wits had pensions, and young lords had wit; The fair sat panting at a courtier's play, And not a mask went unimproved away; The modest fan was lifted up no more, And virgins smiled at what they blushed before.
Page 29 - ... days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after the feast of Pentecost, after the 14th September, and after the 13th December. The term 'embering...

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