Observations on Various Passages of Scripture: Placing Them in a New Light; and Ascertaining the Meaning of Several, Not Determinable by the Methods Commonly Made Use of by the Learned, Volume 2

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J. Johnson, 1808 - Bible
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Contents

Different Kinds of Delicacies used in the East
73
Potted Flesh made use of by Travellers in the East
75
Different Kinds of Game esteemed Deli cacies in the East
78
Shoulder of Lamb u Delicacy in the East
79
Fat Lambs esteemed a Delicacy in the East
81
How Strangers are entertained in the East
82
Roasted and stewed Meat Delicacies among the Arabs
89
Of their Pottage in the East
92
Seldom use FleshMeat but live on Milk Pulse 6fc
94
Game sometimes usedHunting of the Arabs
95
Inhabitants of the Villages obliged to sup ply their Grandees when on a Journey Kith Provisions
98
Different Methods of serving up food at Meals
100
Manner of eating at Courts
105
Provisions sent from the Tables of Eastern Princes to the Poor Sfc
107
Women and Men do not eat together in the East
109
The Eastern People begin to eat very early in the Morning
111
Abstemiousness conducive to Health
112
Mats used in the East instead of Tables
114
Various Utensils used by the ancient Jews
115
Womev arc still accustomed to draw Water in the East
125
L3tll Water the principal Beverage in the East
127
Large Supply of Cattle at the Table of Princes
128
Drinking Vessels often made of Gold in the East
135
Horns used as drinking Vessels in the East
136
Effects of Wine upon some Eastern Devotees
139
Different Kinds of Wines in the East
140
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Sweet Wines much esteemed in the East
148
The Easterns drink their Wine before Meat
152
vol ii
166
JjXXVII Remarks on Zibds Present to David
172
Of Field and House Music at Jfteppt
178
Carry also Provender for their Beasts 286
186
Of their Wells and the Method of drawing
193
The Manner of Travelling by Camels Drome
199
No Mangers used in the East HairBags
205
Their Caravans composed of People of differ ent Nations
206
Different Kinds of Vehicles used in the Cara vans for Persons of Distinction the Sick Sfc
208
Method of wearing their Swords in travelling
211
Travellers on Horseback attended by Per sons on Foot
212
Their Method of travelling on Foot
213
Of their Roads Inclosures Sfc
215
Of their Inclosures Fences Walls Sfc
219
Of their Woods in the HolyLand
222
Dangerous Chasms near Aleppo
224
Hospitality of the Arabs to Travellers ex plaining Luke xiv 23 Sfc and Jcrem xlu 3
226
Provisions used in Journeying zeith a curi ous Comment on a Petition of the Lords Prayer
229
Provisions often extorted from the poor Inhabitants of the Country by the Officers of Government
239
The Times of journeying pitching their Tents 6fc
247
Caravans travel chiefly in the Night
273
In journeying Dells are sometimes ap pended both to Horses and Camels
275
Of the Lights used for travelling
278
The Necessity of Guides in travelling
286
CHAP X
296
The preceding Subject continued
306
Presents often very expensive in the East
312
Flowers and odoriferous Herbs often given
318
When an Inferior is visited by a Superior
324
Particular Kinds of Salutations
334
Further Considerations on the same Subject
341
Salutation both by Attitude and Expression
343
Sometimes the Inferior mentions himself before the Person he intends to honour
344
Prostrations and kissing the Feet some times practised in the East
345
Kissing the Hand and putting it on the Head Tokens of Respect
350
Kissing what is presented a Token of Respect to Superiors
351
Intimate Acquaintances kiss each others Hands Head or Shoulders
357
Beards held in high Estimation in the East
359
Kissing the Hand a Token of Reverence
361
Dismounting a Token of Respect
362
Christians in Egypt obliged to alight taken a Turk passes by
364
Different Postures indicating Respect
366
Seating a Person on a Cushion a Token of Respect
367
Sitting in the Corner a Token of Superiority
368
Different Kinds of Perfumes used at the Close of friendly Visits
378
The Subject farther illustrated from Dan ii 46 i
380
Changing the Dress of a Person a Token of Honour
392
Presents of Garments often made even to the Great
396
Partycoloured Garments esteemed a Mark of Honour
398
Eastern Warriors oftenmagnificenlly clothed400
400
Sometimes a Prince gives his ozsn Gar ment as a Token of the highest Respect
401
Criminals not permitted to look on the Person of the King 403
403
Other curious Methods of doing Persons Honour
409
Ridingon Horseback the Privilege only of high
410
Watering the Ground to lay the Dust before
416
The Easterns often change their Garments
422
Curious Criticism on Psalm cxxiii 2
429
Dancing and Music used in doing Persons Honour
435
Different Methods of expressing their Joy
443
A Spear in the Hand or a Standard carried
449
Numerous Lights curiously disposed used
455
Persons not possessing the regal Dignity
467
Shields carried before Persons a Mark
469
Different Articles of Dress used among
479
Eunuchs attendant on the Great 400
490
Of the use of Carpets in Devotion and
504
Prostration at the Threshold one Mode
513
A curious Illustration of the History of
520
Various Methods of honouring Persons some
529

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Page 429 - Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
Page 443 - I will take from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the candle.
Page 471 - And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had ; and they cried before him, Bow the knee : and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.
Page 496 - By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
Page 38 - Behold, I stand here by the well of water ; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water: and let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink...
Page 508 - If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, From doing thy pleasure on my holy day ; And call the sabbath a delight, The holy of the Lord, honourable; And shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, Nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord...
Page 407 - Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground : there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans : for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate. Take the millstones, and grind meal : uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.
Page 259 - Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour.
Page 326 - Ben-hadad, the son of Tabrimon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, that dwelt at Damascus, saying, 19 There is a league between me and thee, and between my father and thy father : behold, I have sent unto thee a present of silver and gold ; come and break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
Page 492 - This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it ; because the Lord, the God of Israel, hath entered in by it, therefore it shall be shut.

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