Hadasseh; Or, "From Captivity to the Persian Throne."

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Cassell publishing Company, 1891 - English fiction - 348 pages
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Page 237 - dominion over all the habitable earth, according to my desire, and have not been obliged to do anything that is insolent or cruel to my subjects by such my power, but have showed myself mild and gentle, by taking care of their peace and good order, and have sought how they
Page 237 - myself for his fidelity and constant goodwill to me, that there is an ill-natured nation intermixed with all mankind, that is averse to our laws, and not subject to Kings, and of a different conduct of life from others, that hateth
Page 183 - for the salvation of Israel to kiss the soles of his feet. But I did this that I might not prefer the glory of man above the glory of God
Page 237 - us, be destroyed, with their wives and children, and that none of them be spared, and that none prefer pity to them before obedience to this decree. And this I will to be executed on the fourteenth day of the twelfth month of this present year, that so, when all who have enmity to us are destroyed, and this in one day, we may be allowed to lead the
Page 237 - have enmity to us are destroyed, and this in one day, we may be allowed to lead the rest of our lives in peace hereafter.
Page 317 - us! Give me eloquent speech in my mouth before the lion. Turn his heart to hate him that fighteth against us!
Page 209 - A little fountain became a river, and there was light, and the sun, and much water.'
Page 209 - dragons came forth ready to fight, and their cry was great. " And at their cry all nations were prepared to
Page 346 - God, and upon their cry, as it were from a little fountain, was made a great flood.

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