Hierosolyma: And Milton's Dream

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John T. Robinson, Printer, 1850 - 114 pages
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Page 7 - And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
Page 8 - How dreadful is this place! It is none other than the house of God, and the gate of heaven.
Page 103 - ... out its sorrows. I waited until the first shock of grief had subsided. Then, passing my arm gently within his, I repeated, " I heard a voice from heaven, saying,—' Write ! from henceforth, blessed are the dead, who die in the Lord...
Page 9 - But that it was real and not visional, and that it was corporal and not spiritual only, appears from the effects of it ; for the angel touched the hollow of his thigh, and put it out of joint. But it seems more unaccountable how Jacob had strength so as to prevail over the angel. The created angels are said to excel in strength. One of them, we are told, smote in the camp of the Assyrians one hundred fourscore and five thousand men. What an unequal match, then, would Jacob — a single man...
Page 28 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or return from following after thee ; for whither thou goest, I will go ; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God ; where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if aug-ht but death part thee and me.
Page 51 - Remember thy Creator in thy youth, While evil days come not nor years draw nigh When thou...
Page 91 - Like Teneriffe or Atlas unremoved : His stature reached the sky ; and on his crest Sat horror plumed.
Page 73 - For the days shall come upon thec that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation...
Page 73 - If thou had'st known, e'en thou, in this thy day, The things of peace now hidden from thine eyes...

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