Oriental memoirs, Volume 4

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Page 301 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.
Page 329 - Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth : for God hath received him.
Page 328 - Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect, yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought.
Page 301 - And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people ; to it shall the Gentiles seek : and his rest shall be glorious.
Page 340 - He was to be •' despised and rejected of men ;" he was to be " taken from prison and from judgment," and to be " led as a lamb to the slaughter." Though He was "a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief," yet "the Gentiles were to come to His light, and kings to the brightness of His rising.
Page 43 - Basks in the glare, or stems the tepid wave, And thanks his gods for all the good they gave. Such is the patriot's boast where'er we roam, His first, best country, ever is at home. And yet, perhaps, if countries we compare, And estimate the blessings which they share, Though patriots flatter, still shall wisdom find An equal portion dealt to all mankind ; As different good, by art or nature given To different nations, makes their blessings even.
Page 198 - I have now reigned above fifty years in victory or peace ; beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot. They amount to FOURTEEN.
Page iii - ORIENTAL MEMOIRS: selected and abridged from a Series of familiar Letters written during Seventeen Years Residence in India : including Observations on Parts of Africa and South America, and a Narrative of Occurrences in four India Voyages ; 4 vols.
Page 197 - Nor was the palace itself less splendid, in which were hung up thirty-eight thousand pieces of tapestry, twelve thousand five hundred of which were of silk embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twenty-two thousand. A hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each lion.
Page 329 - Let us, therefore, follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

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