The Sorry Tale: A Story of the Time of Christ

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H. Holt, 1917 - American fiction - 642 pages
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Page 162 - And within, upon the skins'-pack, sat Samuel, who listed him, and lo, the jaws of him hung ope. And Jacob wailed, and the Jew's tongue of him sounded as the
Page 162 - of fowls, and he spake of the fool that plucked of his ass that he save of down. Yea, and walked him at the sea's edge and yet sought
Page 162 - pools. And he held aloft, unto the men who hung them o'er the bin's place, handsful of brass and shammed precious stuffs, and cried him out:
Page iii - history, the religions, or the social customs of the period of this story, nor of the geography or topography of the regions in which it is laid. Her knowledge of Palestine and of the beginnings of the Christian religion is no greater, and probably no less, than that of the average communicant.
Page 288 - but the airs, the skies, dreams, dreams, yea, out from thee and Theia shall come forth dreams * that shall set the waters of hate to dry and the lands of woe to send forth spurts of young green that spelleth hope!" And she swayed.
Page 109 - and the market's place shewed emptied. Upon the temple's pool the morn-sky shewed, and doves bathed within the waters at its edge. Beside the market's way

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