The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge, Volume 7

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Charles Knight, 1837
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Page 118 - Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife: And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.
Page 275 - But the earliest clubs remembered in our popular literature date about the end of the sixteenth or the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Page 290 - ... are overhung. The roof is covered as with a canopy of gorgeous tapestry, enriched with festoons of most graceful foliage, flung in wild irregular profusion over every portion of its surface. The effect is heightened by the contrast of the coal-black colour of these vegetables with the light ground-work of the rock to which they are attached.
Page 196 - He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised : and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
Page 34 - ... perfect at the moment of its production. His processes were all of a finished nature ; executed by the hand of a master, they required no correction...
Page 134 - The Civil and Literary Chronology of Greece, from the earliest Accounts to the death of Augustus.
Page 134 - A New Analysis of Chronology, in which an attempt is made to explain the History and Antiquities of the primitive Nations of the World, and the Prophecies relating to them, on principles tending to remove the imperfection and discordance of preceding systems.
Page 66 - Get thee gone, thou cursed book, which hast seduced so many precious souls ! get thee gone, thou corrupt rotten book ! Earth to earth and dust to dust ! Get thee gone into the place of rottenness, that thou mayest rot with thy author, and see corruption...
Page 225 - Thus every one of these principalities has the apparatus of a kingdom, for the jurisdiction over a few private estates ; and the formality and charge of the exchequer of Great Britain, for collecting the rents of a country squire.
Page 247 - A Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai and back again. Translated from a Manuscript, written by the Prefetto of Egypt, in company with the Missionaries de propaganda Fide at Grand Cairo. To which are added, some Remarks on the Origin of Hieroglyphics and the Mythology of the ancient Heathens.

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