New Judea: Jewish Life in Modern Palestine and Egypt

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J. H. Greenstone, 1919 - Egypt - 257 pages
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Page xliii - They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.
Page xxviii - And where shall Israel lave her bleeding feet? And when shall Zion's songs again seem sweet? And Judah's melody once more rejoice The hearts that leap'd before its heavenly voice? Tribes of the wandering foot and weary breast, How shall ye flee away and be at rest ! The wild-dove hath her nest, the fox his cave, Mankind their country — Israel but the grave ! ON JORDAN'S RANKS.
Page xxviii - Israel's scatter'd race; For, taking root, it there remains In solitary grace: It cannot quit its place of birth, It will not live in other earth. But we must wander witheringly, In other lands to die; And where our fathers...
Page xxvi - Looking towards a land and a polity, our dispersed people in all the ends of the earth may share the dignity of a national life which has a voice among the peoples of the East and the West — which will plant the wisdom and skill of our race so that it may be, as of old, a medium of transmission and understanding.
Page 91 - OH that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people...
Page xxvi - The idea that I am possessed with is that of restoring a political existence to my people, making them a nation again, giving them a national centre, such as the English have, though they too are scattered over the face of the globe.
Page 163 - JERUSALEM, my happy home, Name ever dear to me ! When shall my labors have an end, In joy and peace, and thee ? 2 When shall these eyes thy heaven-built walls And pearly gates behold?
Page liv - The aim of Zionism is to create for the Jewish people a home in Palestine secured by public law.
Page 78 - And when she was risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves, and reproach her not.
Page 56 - That which was torn of beasts, I brought not unto thee : I bare the loss of it ; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night. Thus I was ; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night, and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

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