A Summer Ramble in Syria: With a Tartar Trip from Aleppo to Stamboul, Volume 1

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R. Bentley, 1835 - Syria

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Page 296 - And as they came down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, till the Son of man were risen from the dead. 10 And they kept that saying with themselves, questioning one with another what the rising from the dead should mean.
Page 183 - 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.
Page 103 - All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
Page 193 - Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale ; for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance; and he called the pillar after his own name ; and it is called unto this day, Absalom's Place.
Page 129 - For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes." After the supper they went out to the Garden of Gethsemane, at the foot of the Mount of Olives. While the disciples slept, Jesus withdrew to pray: "Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee; remove this cup from me, yet not what I will, but what thou wilt.
Page 120 - Yet they seek Me daily, and delight to know My ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God : they ask of Me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.
Page 242 - And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner.
Page 244 - ... plated. Within each of these is an imitation of the sarcophagus which lies in the cave below the mosque, and which no one is allowed to enter. Those seen above resemble coffins, with pyramidal tops, and are covered with green silk, lettered with verses from the Koran. The doors of these tombs are left constantly open, but no one enters those of the women — at least men do not. In the mosque is a...
Page 120 - Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge?
Page 243 - Ascending from the street at the corner of the mosque, you pass through an arched way, by a flight of steps, to a wide platform, at the end of which is another short ascent. To the left is the court, out of which, to the left again, you enter the mosque.

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