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Notes from Nineveh: And Travels in Mesopotamia, Assyria and Syria, Volume II ...
James Phillips Fletcher
No preview available - 2015
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Page 31 - If I beheld the sun when it shined, Or the moon walking in brightness ; And my heart hath been secretly enticed, Or my mouth hath kissed my hand : This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge : For I should have denied the God that is above.
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Page 268 - We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of all things visible and invisible...
Page 384 - ... kind which is wanted in the daily exigencies of conversation and reading. It has also a recommendation shared by no other work of the kind now before the public, in being an American book. The numerous American Biographies, Accounts...
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Page 246 - Behold the land of the Chaldeans; this people was not, till the Assyrian founded it for them that dwell in the wilderness: they set up the towers thereof, they raised up the palaces thereof; and he brought it to ruin.
Page 408 - BOLMAR'S FRENCH SERIES. New editions of the following works, by A. BOLMAR, forming, in connection with " Bolmar's Levizac," a complete series for the acquisition of the French language. A SELECTION OF ONE HUNDRED PERRIN'S FABLES, ACCOMPANIED BY A KEY, Containing the text, a literal and free translation, arranged in such a manner as to point out the difference between the French and English idiom, &c,, in I vol., I2mo.
Page 384 - During the long period which this work has been before the public, it has attained a very high character as an ENCYCLOPAEDIA FOR DAILY REFERENCE, Containing, in a comparatively moderate space, a vast quantity of information which is scarcely to be met with elsewhere, and of the exact kind which is wanted in the daily exigencies of conversation and reading.