The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt: The history of the world

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The University Press, 1829

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Page 143 - Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, towards the east side of Eden: in which words, the going out of Cain from the presence of the Lord, is not to be understood after the literal sense, God being wholly in all parts of the world. z Totus in
Page 324 - and in like manner in Amos, the Philistines are said to be the relics of Caphtorim ; 1 Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt ? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and Aram from Kir ? so I read this place with divers of the learned. For whereas the Vulgar hath, et Palästinas de
Page 72 - And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden ; and there he put the man whom he had made : and howsoever the vulgar translation, called Jerome's translation, hath converted this place thus,
Page 69 - ubi invenitur? saith e Job ; But where is wisdom found ? and where is the place of understanding ? Man knoweth not the price thereof; for it is not found in the land of the living. And therefore seeing God found folly in his angels
Page 350 - sint laudatores temporis acti ; " that they are praisers " of forepast times," forgetting this advice of Solomon ; f Say not then, Why is it that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not Inquire wisely
Page 149 - hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters : so as all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died. As for the years and times of the wicked, they were not numbered in libro
Page 149 - wife; who conceived, and bare Enoch: and he built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch. And to Enoch was born Irad, and
Page 71 - These words," saith he, " in " which God said, Bring forth fruit and multiply, and, Fill " the earth, and subdue it, and, Rule over every creature, do " clearly shew, that the universal earth, set or filled with all " sorts of fruits, (as then it was,) was the garden and seat of " Adam, and of his future posterity.
Page 67 - his works were good; not that he foreknew not, and comprehended not, the beginning and end before they were ; for God made every plant of the field before it was in the earth ; but he gave to all things which he had
Page 62 - est utriusque naturœ vinculum; " Man is the bond " and chain which tieth together both natures :" and because in the little frame of man's body there is a representation of the universal, and (by allusion) a kind of participation of all the parts thereof, therefore was man called microcosmos, or the little world. iDeus igitur hominem

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