Essays on Various Subjects, Philological, Philosophical, Ethnological, and Archaeological, Connected with the Prehistorical Records of the Civilized Nations of Ancient Europe, Especially of that Race which First Occupied Great Britain

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John Russell Smith, 1858 - Ethnology - 382 pages
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Page 223 - Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock taste anything ; let them not feed, nor drink water. But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God; yea, let them turn every one from his evil way, and from the violence that is in their hands.
Page 225 - For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, And prepare thyself to the search of their fathers : For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, Because our days upon earth are a shadow : Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, And utter words out of their heart?
Page 8 - God, into an image made like unto corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
Page 5 - We may live without her, and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her. How cold is all history, how lifeless all imagery, compared to that which the living nation writes, and the uncorrupted marble bears ! how many pages of doubtful record might we not often spare, for a few stones left one upon another!
Page 222 - So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them. For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.
Page 224 - Thy shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria: thy nobles shall dwell in the dust: thy people is scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth them.
Page 224 - Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth not. The noise of a whip, and the noise of the rattling of the wheels, and of the...
Page 223 - And cry mightily unto God ; Yea, let them turn Every one from his evil way, And from the violence That is in their hands. "Who can tell if God will turn and repent, And turn away from his fierce anger, That we perish not ? And God saw their works, That they turned from their evil way ; And God repented of the evil That he had said he would do unto them ; And he did it not.
Page 325 - So Joshua came, and all the people of war with him, against them by the waters of Merom suddenly; and they fell upon them.
Page 325 - And it came to pass, when Jabin king of Hazor had heard those things, that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shimron...

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