Chronicles of Eri: Being the History of the Gaal Sciot Iber: Or, the Irish People, Volume 1

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Sir R. Phillips and Company, 1822 - Celts
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Page 3 - from whom have sprung mankind, in which notion, and which alone do they differ from other nations of remote antiquity—as is evident by looking on the 2d Chapter of Genesis. V. 6. But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground. Words so clear as to leave no room to doubt of their
Page xv - the Hebrews, is by them said to be the father of all those tribes. " By whom the isles of the Gentiles were divided in their lands, every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations." Notwithstanding which comprehensive mode of expression by the author of Genesis, I pray thee fancy not
Page cclxiii - mantle, in which is interwoven. " By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands, every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations." and Britain. Then instances similarity of some few customs, which he saith were peculiar to the two people, but
Page 6 - that go softly. 7. Now therefore behold the Lord bringeth upon them the waters of the river, strong, and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory, and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks. 8. And he shall pass
Page 7 - earth, that it should not be removed for ever. 6. Thou coveredst it with the deep, as with a garment, tne waters stood above the mountains. 7. At thy rebuke they fled, at the voice of thy thunder they. hasted away. 8. They go up by the mountains, they go down by the vallies, unto the place which thou hast founded for them.
Page lii - saith of the sons of Japheth: " By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided, in their lands, every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations. ' " Whereupon the commentator delivers the opinion of the Christian priesthood thus: " Though there entered but eight persons into the ark, yet the best authors agree that there might be no less than
Page 5 - raven, which went to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth. 8. Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground.
Page 7 - decreed dwelling place, and set bars and doors. 11. And said hitherto shall thou come, but no further, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed. And now pray look at 104th Psalm. V. 1. Bless the Lord, O my soul. 5. Who laid the foundation of
Page 5 - him in the evening, and lo in her mouth was an olive leaf plucked off. 12. And he stayed yet other seven days, and sent forth the dove, •which returned not
Page cxl - to speak flattering words to the poor of Jerusalem, for the purpose of inducing them to become slaves to a foreign yoke, in order to escape from native slavery. Eliakim said unto him, " Speak, I pray thee, to thy servants in the Syrian language, for we

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