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Agagite Ahasuerus Ahura Mazda Aldiphernes arms Aryenis Babylon Bactria bade banners banquet beauty behold Book of Esther bowed captive chamberlains child clad court crown darkness death decreed deep doth dream e'en Ecbatana empire Esther ev'ry eyes face fair favor fear feast fierce forever gate glorious glory gods gold golden sceptre grief guests Hadassah Haman hand Harbona Hatach hath hear heard heart honor hope hundred Israel jewelled kine King King's lips live Lydian maid Medes mighty Mithra mong Mordecai mounted mourning neath night o'er once palace passed Persian poor prayer princes proclaimed queen race realm royal Sardis sate satraps seemed Shushan slave song sorrow soul spake speak speech star steeds strange surely sweet sword thee thing thou art thou hast throne thy wish tribes troop truth U. C. BERKELEY unto Vashti voice wailing woman wondrous words writ Xerxes Zagros
Page 158 - It is uncertain whether we possess any further historical details of the siege. The narrative of Ctesias may embody a certain number of the facts, as it certainly represented with truth the strange yet not incredible...
Page 168 - DAYS • 2-month loans may be renewed by calling (510)642-6753 • 1 -year loans may be recharged by bringing books to NRLF • Renewals and recharges may be made 4 days prior to due date. DUE AS STAMPED BELOW SENT ON ILL MAR 3 1 2003 UC BERKELEY 12.000(11/95) Bible. OT Selections. 1085 Latin. Palimpsestus vindobonensis
Page 118 - Let a gallows be made of fifty cubits high, and to morrow speak thou unto the king that Mordecai be hanged thereon: then go thou in merrily with the king unto the banquet.
Page 123 - ... recompensed. AHASUERUS. Princes and satraps who surround my throne, When I straightway inquir'd what What dignity and honor had been confer'd On this good Mordecai, who saved my life, "Nothing has yet been done," my servants said. Now, Princes, aid my tardy gratitude — With your advice — and say, what shall be done Unto the man whom I, the King, delight To honour. CARSHENA. O King Ahasuerus, mayst thou live Forever! Honour, wealth, and dignity, The man deserves who sav'd thy precious life,...