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Scenes in Palestine, Or Dramatic Sketches from the Bible, to Which Is Added ...
John Fitzgerald Pennie
No preview available - 2016
ABSALOM altar amid ancient appears arms banks beauty behold beneath blood bowers bright brother brows Cain camp chief clouds comes crowned dark death distant dreadful dwell earth east Enter fair fall father's fear fields fire fling flocks flood flowers follow gates give given glory gods gold golden groves hand happy harp hast hath head hear heart heaven Hebrew hills HOLOFERNES host hour India Israel Jacob JUDITH king land lift light living look lord moon morn mountain nature night o'er offer pass pillar plain poem Poetry priests prince proud RACHEL radiant rich rose sacred says SCENE shout side soft Solomon song sound spread star stone streams sweet sword tabernacle thee thou thousand towers tribes true voice waters waves wild winds woods worship yonder
Page xiii - And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother.
Page 7 - So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
Page xii - Where the great Sun begins his state Robed in flames and amber light, The clouds in thousand liveries dight ; While the ploughman, near at hand, Whistles o'er the furrow'd land, And the milkmaid singeth blithe, And the mower whets his scythe, And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale.
Page 35 - And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters. And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered.
Page xii - Through the high wood echoing shrill : Sometime walking, not unseen, By hedgerow elms, on hillocks green, Right against the eastern gate Where the great Sun begins his state, Robed in flames and amber light, The clouds in thousand liveries dight...
Page 170 - If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness; And my heart hath been secretly enticed, or my mouth hath kissed my hand: This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.
Page 7 - And the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD stood firm on dry ground in the midst of Jordan, and all the Israelites passed over on dry ground, until all the people were passed clean over Jordan.