Cairo, Petra, and Damascus in 1839: With Remarks on the Government of Mehemet Ali and on the Present Prospects of Syria

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J. Murray, 1841 - Middle East - 348 pages
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Page 158 - And the streams thereof shall be turned into pitch, And the dust thereof into brimstone, And the land thereof shall become burning pitch. It shall not be quenched night nor day ; The smoke thereof shall go up for ever: From generation to generation it shall lie waste ; None shall pass through it for ever and ever.
Page 71 - A wilderness, a land of deserts, and of pits; a land of drought, and of the shadow of death ; a land that no man (but a Christian) passeth through, and where no man dwelt (Jer.
Page 61 - Because there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness? wherefore hast thou dealt thus with us, to carry us forth out of Egypt?
Page 88 - And the Lord said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them to-day, and to-morrow, and let them wash their clothes ; and be ready against the third day : for the third day the Lord will come down in the sight of all the people upon Mount Sinai.
Page 32 - For the land, whither thou goest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs...
Page 88 - And the Lord came down upon mount Sinai, on the top of the mount: and the Lord called Moses up to the top of the mount; and Moses went up.
Page 221 - And now, my race of terror run, Mine be the eve of tropic sun ! No pale gradations quench his ray, No twilight dews his wrath allay ; With disk like battle-target red He rushes to his burning bed, Dyes the wide wave with bloody light, Then sinks at once — and all is night.
Page 174 - They are a wild people ; their hand is against every man, and every man's hand is against them. In the words of Gibbon, which strikingly assimilate with those of the prophecy, ' They are armed against mankind.
Page 161 - Suppose ye that these Galileans were sinners above all the Galileans, because they suffered such things ? I tell you, Nay ; but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
Page 134 - But the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it ; the owl also and the raven shall dwell in it : and he shall stretch out upon it the line of confusion, and the stones of emptiness.

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