Homer's Iliad, Volume 1

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

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Despite the fact that this book had the best cover of all the full view versions, that makes precious little difference considering only 13 chapters of this book are in here. I know there are at least 18.

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Page 287 - 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 254 - The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.
Page 413 - 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 dcath for his own sin.
Page 285 - 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 338 - 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 412 - 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 106 - But, when he speaks, what elocution flows! Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, The copious accents fall, with easy art; Melting they fall, and sink into the heart! Wondering we hear, and fix'd in deep surprise, Our ears refute the censure of our eyes.
Page 287 - The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice ; hail-stones and coals of fire.
Page 447 - 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 136 - 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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