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Page 253 - Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not: They have ears, but they hear not...
Page 147 - This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none besides me : how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.
Page 359 - AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CHEMICAL PHILOSOPHY : being a preparatory View of the Forces which concur to the Production of Chemical Phenomena. By J. FREDERIC DANIELL, FRS Professor of Chemistry in King's College, London ; and Lecturer on Chemistry and Geology in the Hon. East India Company's Military Seminary at Addiscombe ; and Author of Meteorological Essays.
Page 359 - PRACTICAL GEODESY, Comprising Chain Surveying, the Use of Surveying Instruments, together with Levelling, and Trigonometrical, Mining, and Maritime Surveying. Adapted to the use of...
Page 171 - Every stone, not only in the chief building but in the walls and bastions, and other public monuments, when not defaced by time, is marked with a character, which is, for the most part, either a Chaldaic letter or numeral.
Page 191 - They bow in adoration before the rising sun, and kiss his first rays when they strike on a wall or other object near them ; and they will not blow out a candle with their breath, or spit in the fire, lest they should defile that sacred element. ' Circumcision and the passover, or a sacrificial festival allied to the passover in time and circumstance, seem also to identify them with the Jews ; and altogether they certainly present a most singular chapter in the history of man.'.
Page 147 - He shall recount his worthies : they shall stumble in their walk ; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defence shall be prepared. The gates of the rivers shall be opened, and the palace shall be dissolved.
Page 358 - SCOTLAND; SKETCHES of its COASTS and ISLANDS, and of the ISLE of MAN; Descriptive of the Scenery, and illustrative of the progressive Revolution in the Condition of the Inhabitants of those Regions. By LORD TEIGNMOUTH, MP 2 Vols., with Maps, 21*.
Page 159 - Aker Kuf and the Mujallibah, only without intervening layers of reeds. On the side of these lofty artificial cliffs numerous hawks and crows nestled in security, while at their base was a deep sloping declivity of crumbled materials. On this northern face, which is the most perfect as well as the highest, there occurs at one point the remains of a wall built with large square-cut stones...