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Sketches of Universal History, Sacred and Profane: From the Creation of the ...
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Page 6 - And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die : and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
Page 24 - And then shall that wicked one be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the breath of His mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of His coming ; even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders.
Page 197 - Remove from Berlin with the royal family. Let the archives be carried to Potsdam. The town may make conditions with the enemy.
Page 255 - SIR, — The Almighty has been pleased to grant us a signal victory on Lake Champlain, in the capture of one frigate, one brig, and two sloops of war, of the enemy.
Page 179 - Anne infused vigor into the grand alliance, not only by the prompt declaration of her adhesion, but by her judicious choice of ministers ; Lord Godolphin was placed at the head of the treasury, and the earl of Marlborough, who was connected with the premier by marriage, was appointed commander-in-chief of the English army in Flanders, and appointed ambassador extraordinary to the states-general.
Page 215 - ... millions to whom the gospel must be sent. We have surveyed this field geographically. We have looked upon our own continent, and have seen that, with the exception of a narrow strip of thinly settled country, from the Gulf of St.
Page 20 - MENE: God hath numbered thy kingdom and finished it. TEKEL: Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting. 205 PERES: Thy kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and Persians.
Page 25 - I should return to the service of my earthly master, " for he who knoweth his Master's will, and doeth it not, shall be beaten with many stripes, and thus have I chastened you.