Sephora: A Hebrew Tale, Descriptive of the Country of Palestine, and of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Israelites, Volume 2

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J. Hatchard, 1826

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This Reminds me of the descriptive style of Edgar Rice Boroughs. It is a Fascinating story of a woman against the odds.

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Page 203 - Many of them also which used curious arts, brought their books together, and burned them before all men : and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Page 188 - And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
Page 233 - And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold; and said, Whose daughter art thou?
Page 13 - Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee : for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried : the Lord do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.
Page 79 - their hand was against every man, and every man's hand was against them.
Page 193 - And Deborah said unto Barak, Up ; for this is the day in which the LORD hath delivered Sisera into thine hand : is not the LORD gone out before thee ? So Barak went down from mount Tabor, and ten thousand men after him.
Page 242 - We had not been prepared for the grandeur of the spectacle which the city alone exhibited. Instead of a wretched and ruined town, by some described as the desolated remnant of Jerusalem, we beheld, as it were, a flourishing and stately metropolis...
Page 257 - And it shall be upon Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he goeth in unto the holy place before the LORD, and when he cometh out, that he die not.
Page 253 - But this temple appeared to strangers, when they were coming to it at a distance, like a mountain covered with snow ; for as to those parts of it that were not gilt, they were exceeding white.

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