A Guide to the Antiquities of Upper Egypt: From Abydos to the Sudan Frontier

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Page 178 - I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: // Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. // Near them, on the sand, / Half sunk, / a shattered visage lies, / whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, / Tell that its sculptor / well those passions read / Which yet survive, / stamped on these lifeless things, / The hand that mocked them, / and the heart that fed: // And on the pedestal / these words...
Page 97 - And he took away the treasures of the house of the Lord, and the treasures of the king's house; he even took away all: and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
Page 69 - Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea? 'Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.
Page 97 - And it came .to pass, that, in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had transgressed against the LORD, with twelve hundred chariots, and threescore thousand horsemen : and the people were without number that came with him. out of Egypt; the Lubims, the Sukkiims, and the Ethiopians. And he took the fenced cities which pertained to Judah, and came to Jerusalem.
Page 376 - The Nile greeted me in every valley; None was hungry in my years, none thirsted then; One dwelt (in peace) through that which I did; conversing concerning me. All that I commanded was correct. I captured lions, I took crocodiles, I seized the people of Wawat, I captured the people of Mazoi.
Page 99 - ... and the administration of the Pharaoh's government under the Empire, beside the best known representations in color of the peoples and products of Punt, Keftyew, Retenu, and Nubia. 664. Incidentally, Rekhmire also throws light upon the character of Thutmose III. After modestly remarking of himself that "there was nothing of which he was ignorant in heaven, in earth, (or) in any quarter of the nether world;" b and again: "/ was a noble, second to the king...
Page 462 - The vow of Verecundus the soldier, and his most pious parents, and Gaius his little brother, and the rest of his brethren.
Page 196 - It was so long since any Egyptians had been seen in Punt that the Egyptians represented the Puntites as crying out, ' Why have ye come hither unto this land, which the people (of Egypt) know not?
Page 97 - Oh, ye who see my monument in the course of years, and converse of what I have done, beware of saying, ' I know not, I know not, why these things were done "... Verily the two great obelisks that my majesty has wrought with electrum, they are for my father Amen, to the end that my name should remain established in this temple for ever and ever.
Page 63 - Where, in Egyptian Thebes, the heaps of precious ingots gleam, The hundred-gated Thebes, where twice ten score in martial state Of valiant men with steeds and cars march through each massy gate.

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