Sacred sites of the gospels, with illustrations, maps and plans

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The Clarendon press, 1903 - History - 126 pages
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Page 88 - The wind, the tempest roaring high, The tumult of a tropic sky Might well be dangerous food For him, a youth to whom was given So much of earth — so much of heaven, And such impetuous blood.
Page 88 - Whatever in those Climes he found Irregular in sight or sound Did to his mind impart A kindred impulse, seemed allied To his own powers, and justified The workings of his heart.
Page 18 - And they had a few small fishes : and having blessed them, he commanded to set these also before them.
Page 18 - The name, however, pronounced by Bedawin Arabs is so similar to Gergesa, that, to all my inquiries for this place, they invariably said it was at Chersa, and they insisted that they were identical, and I agree with them in this opinion.
Page 50 - Interius uero ciuitati sunt piscinae gemellares, quinque porticos habentes, quae appellantur Betsaida. Ibi aegri multorum annorum sanabantur. Aquam autem habent hae piscinae in modum coccini turbatam...
Page 32 - ... for besides the good temperature of the air, it is also watered from a most fertile fountain. The people of the country call it Capharnaum. Some have thought it to be a vein of the Nile, because it produces the Coracin fish as well as that lake does which is near to Alexandria.
Page 32 - Some have thought it to be a vein of the Nile, because it produces the Coracin fish as well as that lake does which is near to Alexandria. The length of this country extends itself along the banks of this lake that bears the same name for thirty furlongs, and is in breadth twenty, And this is the nature of that place.
Page 23 - Beisdn (Scythopolis), there is a remarkable group of seven springs, all lying within a radius of a quarter of a mile, which answers to the description "many waters.
Page 18 - ... swine, rushing madly down it, could not stop, but would be hurried on into the water and drowned. The place is one which our Lord would be likely to visit, having Capernaum in full view to the north, and Galilee
Page 88 - ... on the one hand to the Mediterranean and on the other to the yet deeper trench of the Jordan ; it is this succession of ' Pisgah views ' that puts its stamp upon the landscape of Palestine, and this also — Dr.

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