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Page 194 - humano, aud the theologians, in sensu divino. It is said in Deuteronomy, (chap, xxviii. 22.) that if the Jews do not serve the law, they shall be smitten " with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning." It is only in Deuteronomy, and in
Page 100 - Wilt not thou possess that which Chemosh thy god giveth thee to possess ? So, whomsoever the Lord our God shall drive out from before us, from them will we possess.
Page 73 - Son of man, eat that thou findest; eat this book, and go and speak to the children of Israel.' So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat that book. And
Page 72 - have made the earth, the men, and the beasts of burden which are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed good unto
Page 264 - and coldness below ; And the cheek be illum'd with a warm sunny smile, Though the cold heart to ruin runs darkly the while. It may be suspected, however, that in respect to his own country, at least, Voltaire is more
Page 75 - Take* unto thee wheat and barley, and beans and lentiles, and millet and vetches, and make cakes of. them for as many days as thou art to sleep on thy side. Thou shalt eat for three hundred and ninety days. . . thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt cover it with human