Homer's Iliad, Volume 1

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C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1846 - Achilles (Greek mythology)
 

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II
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III
33
IV
77
V
103
VI
137
VII
187
VIII
223
IX
253
X
289
XI
337
XII
371
XIII
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Page 271 - And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel : but the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited them ; and they were smitten before Israel.
Page 399 - The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.
Page 240 - The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.
Page 269 - YE saints and servants of the LORD, The triumphs of his Name record; His sacred Name for ever bless: Where'er the circling sun displays His rising beams or setting rays, Due praise to his great Name address.
Page 322 - So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself; for no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church ; for we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
Page 398 - And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.
Page 271 - The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice ; hail-stones and coals of fire.
Page 124 - ... policy of states, and of the miseries and degradations of social man, have been occasioned by the false notions of honor inspired by the works of Homer, it is not easy to ascertain. The probability is, that however astonishing they are as monuments of human intellect, and how long soever they have been the subject of universal praise, they have unhappily done more harm than good. My veneration for his genius is equal to that of his most idolatrous readers; but my reflections on the history of...
Page 433 - EXCEPT the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it : except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Page 124 - Its obvious tendency was to inflame the minds of young readers with an enthusiastic ardor for military fame; to inculcate the pernicious doctrine of the divine right of kings; to teach both prince and people that military plunder was the most honorable mode of acquiring property; and that conquest, violence and war were the best employment of nations, the most glorious prerogative of bodily strength and of cultivated mind.

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