The Moors: A Comprehensive Description

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S. Sonnenschein & Company, lim., 1902 - Jews - 503 pages

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Page 475 - Pur. Therefore for all the words of this letter, and of that which they had seen concerning this matter, and which had come unto them, the Jews ordained, and took upon them, and upon their seed, and upon all such as joined themselves unto them...
Page 478 - Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us : therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness ; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Page 466 - Also on the tenth day of this seventh month there shall be a day of atonement : it shall be an holy convocation unto you ; and ye shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD. 28 And ye shall do no work in that same day : for it is a day of atonement, to make an atonement for you before the LORD your God. 29 For whatsoever soul it be that shall not be afflicted in that same day, he shall be cut off from among his people.
Page 375 - ... than five such friends, let him consult each of them twice ; or, if he have not more than one friend, he should consult him ten times, at ten different visits ; if he have not one to consult, let him return to his wife, and consult her ; and whatever she advises him to do, let him do the contrary : so shall he proceed rightly in his affair, and attain his object.
Page 476 - And Haman said unto King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws, therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.
Page 382 - ... abide. He hath become in need of thy mercy, and Thou hast no need of his punishment. We have come to Thee supplicating that we may intercede for him. O God, if he were a doer of good, over-reckon his good deeds ; and if he were an evil-doer, pass over his evil-doings ; and of thy mercy grant that he may experience thine acceptance ; and spare him the trial of the grave, and its torment ; and make his grave wide to him ; and keep back the earth from his sides ;* and of thy mercy grant that he...
Page 231 - Prophet asserted that even martyrdom would not atone for a debt undischarged. Few of them ever accept interest for a loan of money ; as it is strictly forbidden by their law. Constant veracity is a virtue extremely rare in modern Egypt. Falsehood was commended by the Prophet when it tended to reconcile persons at variance with each other : also, when practised in order to please one's wife ; and to obtain any advantage in a war with the enemies of the faith : though highly reprobated in other cases.
Page 285 - I testify that there is no god but God, and I testify that Muhammad is His servant and Apostle.
Page 291 - ... who is a stranger, and to your familiar companion, and the traveller, and the captives whom your right hands shall possess ; for GOD loveth not the proud or vain-glorious, who are covetous, and recommend covetousness unto men, and conceal that which GOD of his bounty hath given them ; • (we have prepared a shameful punishment for the unbelievers ;) and who bestow their wealth in charity to be observed of men...

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