An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time, Volume 2

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T. Osborne, 1747

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Page 236 - And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD...
Page 384 - God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of the valleys and hills; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive and honey...
Page 149 - Gilead, that they might enlarge their border: but I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind : and their king shall go into captivity, he and his princes together, saith the Lord.
Page 447 - Calvary, and runs down to an unknown depth in the earth. That this rent was made by the earthquake that happened at our Lord's Passion there is only tradition to prove ; but that it is a natural and genuine breach, and not counterfeited by any art, the sense and reason of every one that...
Page 467 - ... a fufficient breadth and length for the edifice, were 1000 cubits in length at the bottom, and 800 at the top, and the breadth of them 100 more. 7. The huge buttrefles •which fupported the...
Page 433 - Coming within about half an hour of the sea, we found the ground uneven, and varied into hillocks, much resembling those places in England where there have been anciently lime-kilns. Whether...
Page 286 - Hierapolis. The pilgrim killed a fheep, cut it up in' joints, and feafted on it, fpreading the fleece on the: ground, and kneeling upon it. In this pofture he put the feet and head of the victim upon his own head, and befought the goddefs to accept his facrifice, and vowed her a better. To thefe we may add the offerings made upon the following occafion : twice a year a man, climbing up to the top of one of the priaps, continued there feven days.
Page 437 - This mountain is covered by a dense forest, with the exception of a level spot of about half a mile in length and a quarter of a mile in width...
Page 239 - Then said they, What shall be the trespass offering which we shall return to him ? They answered, Five golden emerods, and five golden mice, according to the number of the lords of the Philistines: for one plague was on you all, and on your lords.

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