The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and Subsequent Events to the Deluge : Attempted to be Philosophically Considered, in a Series of Letters to a Son, Volume 2
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1834 - Creation
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Adam and Eve agencies altho ancient animals appear appointed Arabs arise beautiful become birds body called cause Cecrops character Cicero civilized continued creation Creator cultivated Deity Deluge descendants Deucalion diluvian Divine earth Edom effect Egypt Egyptian Esau excite existence external fact feelings females globe gneiss Grecian Greece habits happiness Hesiod human nature human race ideas impressions improvement individual inhabitants intellectual intelligent Ishmael islands Jewish kind knowlege land laws LETTER living males mankind means ment mentions miles mind Mizraim moral Mount Seir mountains nations never ocean operation ourselves peculiar perceive perfect Phenicians Plato pleasure Pliny Plut Plutarch population portion present principle produce quadrupeds reason regions remarks result rocks Sacred History says sensations soil soul spirit square miles Strabo subsistence surface Syria things thou thought thro tion tribes truth universal vegetation
Page 220 - My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began ; So is it now I am a man ; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die ! " The child is father of the man ; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.
Page 281 - When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die. Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which Is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
Page 223 - O joy ! that in our embers Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers What was so fugitive...
Page 281 - Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel...
Page 284 - And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering...
Page 224 - But for those first affections, Those shadowy recollections, Which, be they what they may, Are yet the fountain light of all our day, Are yet a master light of all our seeing...
Page 210 - When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
Page 240 - O'er moor and mountain green, O'er the red streamer that heralds the day, Over the cloudlet dim, Over the rainbow's rim, Musical cherub, soar, singing, away! Then, when the gloaming comes, Low in the heather blooms Sweet will thy welcome and bed of love be! Emblem of happiness, Blest is thy dwelling-place, — Oh, to abide in the desert with thee ! JAMES HOGG To the Cuckoo O BLITHE new-comer!
Page 210 - For thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, And the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream : Then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, And be dandled upon her knees. As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you ; And ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
Page 510 - And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock. It shall be a place for the spreading of nets in the midst of the sea: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord God: and it shall become a spoil to the nations.