Remarks on the Architecture, Sculpture, and Zodiac of Palmyra: With a Key to the Inscriptions

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C.J.G. & F. Rivington, 1830 - Tadmur (Syria) - 20 pages
 

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Page 14 - But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales.
Page 13 - The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him : but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...
Page 17 - God hath granted me to speak as I would, and to conceive as is meet for the things that are given me: because it is he that leadeth unto wisdom, and directeth the wise. For in his hand are both we and our words; all wisdom also and knowledge and workmanship.
Page 10 - When we compare the ruins of Balbec with those of many antient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and in other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the remains of the boldest plan we ever saw attempted in architecture.38 The volume contains discussions and measurements of these ruins, with forty-six full size plates.
Page 11 - Ishmael, because the LORD hath heard thy humiliation. 12. And he will be a wild man, his hand against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and in the presence of all his brethren shall he dwell.
Page 17 - ... the circuits of years, and the positions of stars; "the natures of living creatures, and the furies of wild beasts; the violence of winds, and the reasonings of men; the diversities of plants, and the virtues of roots; 21and all such things as are either secret or manifest, them I know. M For wisdom, which is the worker of all things, taught me...
Page 17 - For himself gave me an unerring knowledge of the things that are : to know the constitution of the world, and the operation of the elements ; the beginning and end and middle of times ; the alternations of the solstices and the changes of seasons ; the circuits of years and the positions of stars...
Page 17 - For he hath given me certain knowledge of the things that are, namely, to know how the world was made, and the operation of the elements : The beginning, ending, and midst of the times: the alterations of the turnings of the sun, and the change of seasons : The circuits of years, and the positions of stars...
Page 12 - He couched, he lay down as a lion, and as a great lion : who shall stir him up ? Blessed is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is he that curseth thee.
Page 5 - All this, said David, the LORD made me understand in writing by his hand upon me, even all the works of this pattern.

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