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Historical and Descriptive Sketches of the Women of the Bible, From Eve of ...
P. C. Headley
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Ahab Ahaziah altar amid angel Athaliah Baal bade Barak beauty behold beneath blessing blood bosom brow Canaan Carmel character chariot chariot of fire cheerful columns rocked crown daughter death Delilah destiny earth Elijah Elijah crossed Elisha Esau Esther faith father fearful fell flame forever gates gazed Gehazi glory glow Haman hand Haran hastened heard heart Heaven holy honor hope hundred influence Isaac Israel Jacob Jehovah Jews Jezebel Jochebed king land lips lofty looked Lord maiden Mary maternal Miriam moral Mordecai Moses mother Mount Mount Ephraim Mount Sion mournful Naboth Nahor noble omon Orpah palace passed piety prayer prophet queen robes royal sacred scene sceptre sent shadow shout Shunamite Shunem silent Sisera slain slumbering smile solemn solitary Solomon soul spirit stood strange sublime summit tears temple thee thou thought throne tion tlie told valley voice weary weep wife woman wonder youth
Page 175 - Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me, from the crown to the toe, top-full Of direst cruelty ! make thick my blood, Stop up the access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose...
Page 212 - And when these days were expired, the king made a feast unto all the people that were present in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace ; where were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black marble.
Page 120 - Tarsus, bound for the isles Of Javan or Gadire, With all her bravery on, and tackle trim, Sails fill'd, and streamers waving, Courted by all the winds that hold them play, An amber scent of odorous perfume Her harbinger...
Page 159 - And on her dulcimer she played, Singing of Mount Abora. Could I revive within me Her symphony and song, To such a deep delight 'twould win me That with music loud and long, I would build that dome in air, That sunny dome!
Page 124 - And with contrary blast proclaims most deeds ; On both his wings, one black, the other white, Bears greatest names in his wild aery flight.
Page 165 - For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, And the vines with the tender grape give a good smell, Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.
Page 112 - And she said unto him, My father, if thou hast opened thy mouth unto the LORD, do to me according to that which hath proceeded out of thy mouth; forasmuch as the LORD hath taken vengeance for thee of thine enemies, even of the children of Ammon.
Page 144 - And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the LORD.
Page 82 - And Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously : the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.