The Classical Journal, Volume 5

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A.J. Valpy, 1812 - Classical philology
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Page 260 - I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Page 310 - A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another ; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
Page 77 - And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all other: thus she was reproved.
Page 304 - To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also : for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ ; 11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us : for we are not ignorant of his devices.
Page 369 - The notion which these people entertain of the creation, is of a very singular nature. They believe that, at the first, the globe was one vast and entire ocean, inhabited by no living creature, except a mighty bird, whose eyes were fire, whose glances were lightning, and the clapping of whose wings was thunder.
Page 86 - And to the others he said in mine hearing, Go ye after him through the city, and smite : let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity : slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women : but come not near any man upon whom is the mark ; and begin at my sanctuary.
Page 370 - First an all-potent all-pervading sound Bade flow the waters and the waters flow'd, Exulting in their measureless abode, Diffusive, multitudinous, profound, Above, beneath, around ; Then o'er the vast expanse primordial wind Breath'd gently, till a lucid bubble rose, Which grew in perfect shape an Egg refin'd : Created substance no such lustre shows, Earth no such beauty knows.
Page 83 - And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands ? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.
Page 324 - BRITAIN, thy voice can bid the dawn ascend, On tbee alone the eyes of ASIA bend. High Arbitress ! to thee her hopes are given, Sole pledge of bliss and delegate of Heaven ; In thy dread mantle all her fates repose, Or bright with blessings, or o'ercast with woes ; And future ages shall thy mandate keep, Smile at thy touch, or at thy bidding weep. Oh ! to thy godlike destiny "arise ! Awake and meet the purpose of the skies...
Page 370 - In the day-spring of the ages there was neither sea, nor shore, nor refreshing breezes. There was neither earth below, nor heaven above, to be distinguished. The whole was only one vast abyss, without herb and without seeds. The sun had then no palace, the stars knew not their dwelling-places, the moon was ignorant of her powers.

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