The annals of Jamaica, Volume 1

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J. Murray, 1828 - Jamaica
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Page 422 - And throws the melons at our feet; But apples, plants of such a price, No tree could ever bear them twice. With cedars chosen by His hand From Lebanon He stores the land; And makes the hollow seas that roar Proclaim the ambergris on shore.
Page 74 - And I will set a sign among them, And I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, To Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, To Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, That have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; And they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.
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Page 74 - For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be otfered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 421 - And sends the fowls to us in care, On daily visits through the air; He hangs in shades the orange bright, Like golden lamps in a green night, And does in the...
Page 422 - He makes the figs our mouths to meet And throws the melons at our feet; But apples, plants of such a price, No tree could ever bear them twice.
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