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New Light on the Bible and the Holy Land: Being an Account of Some Recent ...
Basil Thomas Alfred Evetts
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Page 465 - Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth. All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beast? of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Page 7 - And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness. And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations: both the cormorant and the the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it...
Page 244 - Yea, he magnified himself even to the prince of the host, and by him the daily sacrifice was taken away, and the place of his sanctuary was cast down. And an host was given him against the daily sacrifice by reason of transgression, and it cast down the truth to the ground; and it practised, and prospered.
Page 198 - For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy of Hiram : once in three years came the navy of Tharshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.
Page 108 - Of Babylon, the eternal pyramids, Memphis and Thebes, and whatsoe'er of strange — Sculptured on alabaster obelisk Or jasper tomb, or mutilated Sphinx — Dark Ethiopia on her desert hills Conceals.
Page 351 - All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar. At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon. The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty...
Page 198 - Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold...