Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara: In the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the Fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly, Volume 1

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Harper & brothers, 1845 - Asia, Central - 384 pages
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Page 42 - Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet. He stood, and measured the earth : he beheld, and drove asunder the nations ; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow : his ways are everlasting.
Page 42 - His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise. And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power.
Page 25 - I have brought them again from the people, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations ; then shall they know that I am the Lord their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there. Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured out my spirit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord God.
Page 297 - And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord God. And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant...
Page 358 - Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live...
Page 238 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; that made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
Page 355 - ... and send down in return upon us the grace of thy Holy Spirit. Look upon us, O God, and behold this our service, and accept it as Thou didst accept the gifts of Abel, the victims of Noah, the sufferings of Abraham, the sacrifices of Moses and Aaron, and the peace offerings of Samuel.
Page 353 - Trisagium, and look upon us in thy goodness. Forgive us every transgression, voluntary and involuntary; sanctify our souls and bodies ; and grant us in holiness to serve Thee all the days of our life, by the intercession of the holy Mother of God, and of all the saints who, from the beginning, have been pleasing to Thee...
Page 122 - These are the things that ye shall do, Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour ; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates : And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour ; and love no false oath : for all these are things that I hate, saith the LORD.
Page 186 - God is the greatest, God is the greatest, God is the greatest ;' ' Salaamat Padishah,' — ' Peace to the King.' " On being asked if I would do so three times, I said,

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