Eastern Pilgrims: The Travels of Three Ladies ...
Hurst and Blackett, 1870 - Middle East - 328 pages
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Page 326 - And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone : for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.
Page 291 - Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well whose branches run over the wall. The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him : but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...
Page 10 - Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed ; Teach me to die, that so I may Rise glorious at the awful day.
Page 304 - I say unto thee, that thou art Peter, and on this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it...
Page 254 - Let fall thy rod of terror ; Thy saving grace impart ; Roll back the veil of error ; Release the fettered heart. 4 Let Israel, home returning, Her lost Messiah see ; Give oil of joy for mourning, And bind thy church to thee.
Page 247 - Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.
Page 18 - All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting. To thee all Angels cry aloud, the Heavens and all the Powers therein. To thee Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry: Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Sabaoth; Heaven and earth are full of the majesty of thy glory.
Page 97 - Sand hath filled up the palaces of old, Sea- weed o'ergrown the halls of revelry. — Dash o'er them, ocean! in thy scornful play! Man yields them to decay. Yet more! the billows and the depths have more ! High hearts and brave are gathered to thy breast ! They hear not now the booming waters roar, The battle-thunders will not break their rest.
Page 130 - Pharaoh's two dreams and truthfully predicted the seven years of plenty and the seven years of famine in Egypt.
Page 238 - From the beginning the question has existed ; from the beginning men have made the word of God of none effect through their traditions.