The Shemetic Origin of the Nations of Western Europe: And More Especially of the English, French, and Irish Branches of the Gaelic Race

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Burns and Oates, 1879 - Celts - 292 pages
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Page 70 - Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.
Page 115 - Abram reigned at Damascus, being a foreigner, who came with an army out of the land above Babylon, called the land of the Chaldeans. But after a long time he got him up, and removed fron.
Page 67 - Witness the triad of the Three Awful Events of the Island of Britain.9 First, the bursting of the lake of waters, and the overwhelming of the face of all lands; so that all mankind were drowned, excepting Dwyvan and Dwyvach, who escaped in a naked vessel (without sails) and of them the Island of Britain was re-peopled.
Page 94 - Westwood's learning, labour, and researches, that at a time the pictorial art was almost extinct in Italy and Greece, and, indeed, scarcely existed in other parts of Europe — namely, from the fifth to the end of the eighth century — a style of art had been originated, cultivated, and brought into a most marvellous state of perfection in...
Page 94 - ... from that of any other of the civilized world ; and which, being carried abroad by Irish and Saxon missionaries, was adopted and imitated in the schools of Charlemagne, and in all the other great schools and monasteries founded by them upon the Continent. CONTINENTAL SCHOOLS ADOPT THE KELTIC ABT.
Page 70 - And he brought forth the people that were therein, and put them under saws, and under harrows of iron, and under axes of iron, and made them pass through the brickkiln : and thus did he unto all the cities of the children of Ammon.
Page 18 - The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
Page 258 - It is the rude speech of a barbarous people, who had few thoughts to express, and were content, as they conceived grossly, to be grossly understood.
Page 220 - That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.
Page 114 - They also were the inventors of that peculiar sort of wisdom which is concerned with the heavenly bodies and their order. And that their inventions might not be lost before they were sufficiently known, upon Adam's prediction that the world was to be destroyed at one time by the...

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