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Page 12 - Thus Satan talking to his nearest mate With head uplift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed; his other parts besides Prone on the flood, extended long and large, Lay floating many a rood...
Page 8 - The land through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it, are men of a great stature. And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants : and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
Page 5 - For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants ; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron ; is it not in Babbath of the children of Ammon ? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.
Page 12 - His spear, — to equal which, the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand...
Page 7 - God was intreated for the land. 15 Moreover the Philistines had yet war again with Israel ; and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines : and David waxed faint.
Page 93 - And the poor beetle that we tread upon, In corporal sufferance finds a pang as great As when a giant dies.
Page 23 - His wife's bracelet usually served him for a thumb ring ; and his strength was so great, that he was able to draw a carriage which two oxen could not move.
Page 131 - Majesty, they would mentally include the health of the Prince and Princess of Wales and the rest of the Royal Family.
Page 239 - Sin' seven king's-daughters ye've drownd here, In the water o' Wearie's Well, I'll mak' you bridegroom to them a', An' ring the bell mysell." TOM THUMBE. IN Arthurs court Tom Thumbe did live, A man of mickle might, The best of all the table round, And eke a doughty knight : His stature but an inch in height, Or quarter of a span ; Then thinke you not this little knight, Was prov'da valiant man ? His father was a plow-man plaine, His mother milkt the cow, But yet the way to get a sonne This couple...