The History of Ancient Egypt, as Extant in the Greek Historians, Poets, and Others: Together with the State of the Religion, Laws, Arts, Sciences, and Government : from the First Settlement Under Mizraim, in the Year Before Christ 2188, to the Final Sub
T. Cadell, 1774 - 362 pages
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Page 320 - Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall take her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army. I have given him the land of Egypt for his labour wherewith he served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord God.
Page 320 - Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall take her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army. I have given him the land of Egypt for his labour wherewith he served against it, because they wrought for me, saith the Lord God.
Page 79 - We do not, however, pretend, that all subjects men may have occasion to inquire into, can be expressed by lines. There are many not reducible to any such rule : thus, the knowledge of an infinitely powerful, infinitely just God, on whom all things depend, and who would have all his creatures execute his orders, to become capable of being happy, is the principle of all morality, from which a thousand undeniable consequences may be drawn, and yet neither the principle nor the consequences can be expressed...
Page 324 - ... thus saith the Lord ; Behold, I will give Pharaoh-hophra king of Egypt into the hand of his enemies, and into the hand of them that seek his life...
Page 316 - God, behold, 1 am again/I thee Pharaoh King of Egypt, the great Dragon that lieth in the midft of his Rivers, which hath faid, My River is mine own, and I have made it for my felf.
Page iii - Greek historians, poets, and others ; together with the state of the religion, laws, art, sciences, and government ; from the first settlement of Mizraim in the year before Christ 2188 to the final subversion of the Empire by Cambyses. London (Cadell), 1774.
Page 349 - Son of Cyrus, the calamities of my family are too great to leave me the power of weeping : but the misfortunes of a companion, reduced in his old age to want of bread, is a fit subject for lamentation.
Page 58 - the veflels here called, brazen, after ancient .authors, cannot have been of the materials our prefent brafs is compofed of, the art of making it is a modern difcovery.
Page 125 - Epaphus, (as the Greeks call it) is the calf of a cow incapable of bearing another, impregnated by lightning. Thefe marks diftinguifh him from all others.