Observations on Various Passages of Scripture: Placing Them in a New Light; and Ascertaining the Meaning of Several, Not Determinable by the Methods Commonly Made Use of by the Learned, Volume 2

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J. Johnson, 1808

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Contents

Different kinds of Delicacies used in the East
73
Potted Flesh made use of by Travellers in the East
75
Different kinds of Game esteemed Deli cacies in the East
78
Shoulder of Lamb a Delicacy in the East
79
Fat Lambs esteemed a Delicacy in the East
81
How Strangers are entertained in the East
82
Roasted and stewed Meat Delicacies among the Arabs
89
Of their Pottage in the East
92
Seldom use FleshMeat but live on Milk Pulse c
94
Game sometimes usedHunting of the Arabs
95
Inhabitants of the Villages obliged to sup ply their Grandees when on a Journey with Provisions
98
Different Methods of serving up food at Meals
100
Manner of eating at Courts
105
Provisions sent from the Tables of Eastern Princes to the Poor 8c
107
Women and Ven do not eat together in the East
109
The Eastern People begin to eat very early in the Morning
111
Abstemiousness conducive to lealth
112
Mats used in the East instead of Tables
114
Various Utensils used by the ancient Jews
115
Women are still accustomed to draw Water in the East
125
Water the principal Beverage in the East
127
Large Supply of Cattle at the Table of Princes
128
Drinking Vessels often made of Gold in the East
135
Horns used as drinking Vessels in the East
136
Effects of Wine upon some Eastern Devotees
139
Different kinds of Wines in the East
140
Sweet Wines much esteemed in the East
148
The Easterns drink their Wine before Meat
152
Of Lemons Oranges and Citron
159
Superior Excellence of the Pistachio Nuts
166
Of Music in the Eastern Feasts
172
Of Field and House Music at Aleppo
178
HI Carry also Provender for their Beasts 286
186
Of their Wells and the Method of drawing
193
The Manner of Travelling by Camels Drome
199
No Mangers used in the East HairBags
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Page 429 - Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
Page 443 - I will take from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the candle.
Page 471 - And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had ; and they cried before him, Bow the knee : and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.
Page 496 - By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
Page 38 - Behold, I stand here by the well of water ; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water: and let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink...
Page 508 - If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, From doing thy pleasure on my holy day ; And call the sabbath a delight, The holy of the Lord, honourable; And shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, Nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord...
Page 407 - Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground : there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans : for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate. Take the millstones, and grind meal : uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.
Page 259 - Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour.
Page 326 - Ben-hadad, the son of Tabrimon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, that dwelt at Damascus, saying, 19 There is a league between me and thee, and between my father and thy father : behold, I have sent unto thee a present of silver and gold ; come and break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
Page 492 - This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it ; because the Lord, the God of Israel, hath entered in by it, therefore it shall be shut.

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