The Frogs of Aristophanes: With Notes and Critical and Explanatory, Adapted to the Use of Schools and Universities

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John Murray, 1839 - 436 pages
 

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Page liv - reader may consult Isaiah (xliv. 14.19.) xlv. 20. Habak. (ii. 19.). When it is said, (Genes, xxi. 33,) that ' Abraham planted a grove in Beer-sheba, and called there on the name of the Lord,' a widely-different word, viz. the word eshel, is used,
Page xlvi - but I will not answer ; yea twice, but I will proceed no further.' And as by a little process of reasoning and induction, this earliest of divine communications informs us of the
Page lxxvi - he (David) bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow : behold it is written in the book of Jasher,' ie written in authentic records, viz. the writings or books laid up in the temple. Cf.
Page lv - supposing that altar hypethral, would involve no absurdity: but when, in addition to a former example quoted, we read of Josiah ' bringing out the grove from the house of the Lord, without Jerusalem, unto the brook Kidron, and stamping it small to powder
Page 147 - Call forth my dwarf, my eunuch, and my fool, And let them make me sport. What should I do, But cocker up my genius, and live free To all delights my fortune calls me to ? The Fox, Act I. Scene
Page 217 - deceased, they shall rise : Awake and sing, ye that dwell in the dust ! For thy dew is as the dew of the dawn.
Page 119 - Erect with rage,—his brow's impending gloom O'ershadowing his dark eyes' terrific blaze. The opponent, dexterous and wary, Will fend and parry ; While masses of conglomerated phrase, Enormous, ponderous, and pedantic, With indignation frantic, And strength and force gigantic, Are desperately sped At his devoted head.— Then in different style The touchstone and the file,
Page xxxiii - ass's colt unto the choice vine ; who was ' to wash his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes.'' (Genes, xlix. 12:) Leaving the rich vale of Siddim, of which we shall have to speak hereafter, we cross the Asphaltic lake, and find ourselves among a people, who from their deity, and the fervent adoration evidently paid to him, are not unfrequently termed in Scriptural language, the
Page xxxvi - the various idolatries introduced or re-established by the infamous Manasseh are detailed, he is said in the former to have ' set a carved image, the idol which he had made, in the house of God,
Page xxxiii - to bind his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the choice vine ; who

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