Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing Biographical Notices of Illustrious Persons and General Views of the Geography, Population, Politics, Religion, Military and Natural Affairs, Arts, Literature, Manners, Customs, and Society of Ancient and Modern Nations : Accompanied by a Series of Questions, and Illustrated with Engravings

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Belknap and Hamersley, 1848 - History
 

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Page 216 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day; While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Page 232 - ... your attendance at this parliament. For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement ; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For though there be no appearance of any stir, yet, I say, they will receive a terrible blow — this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Page 87 - If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved; if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed.
Page 342 - Carolina have passed an ordinance by which they declare "that the several acts and parts of acts of the Congress of the United States purporting to be laws for the imposing of duties and imposts on the importation of foreign commodities, and now having actual operation and effect within the United States, and more especially...
Page 342 - That the several acts and parts of acts of the Congress of the United States, purporting to be laws for the imposing of duties and imposts on the importation of foreign commodities, and now having actual operation and effect within the United States, and more especially an act entitled "an act in alteration of the several acts imposing duties on imports...
Page 35 - And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine : and he was the priest of the most high God.
Page 237 - Great Britain's heir is forced into France, Whilst on his father's head his foes advance : Poor child ! he weeps out his inheritance. With my own power my majesty they wound, In the King's name the King himself 's uncrown'd : So doth the dust destroy the diamond.
Page 367 - Embrouded was he, as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, whyte and rede. 90 Singinge he was, or floytinge, al the day ; He was as fresh as is the month of May.
Page 342 - States, and more especially" two acts for the same purposes passed on the 29th of May 1828, and on the 14th of July 1832, "are unauthorized by the Constitution of the United States, and violate the true meaning and intent thereof, and are null and void and no law...
Page 15 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.

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