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Prehistoric man, researches into the origin of civilisation, Volume 1
sir Daniel Wilson
Affichage du livre entier - 1862
Prehistoric Man, Researches Into the Origin of Civilisation
Daniel Wilson, Sir
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Page 317 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Wherefore it is said, even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 227 - ... if the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the most remote regions in participation of their fruits; how much more are letters to be magnified, which, as ships pass through the vast seas of time, and make ages so distant to participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other?1 But let us now consider what the drama should be.
Page 58 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth ; and they left off to build the city.
Page 52 - ... and lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the Lord thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.
Page 320 - Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier than thou ; and when the Lord thy God shall deliver them before thee ; thou shalt smite them, and utterly destroy them ; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them...
Page 52 - Take ye therefore good heed unto yourselves ; for ye saw no manner of similitude on the day that the Lord spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire: Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female...
Page 13 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Page 59 - I have closed this letter, with three lines of Milton, which you will, I know, readily and not without some degree of concern apply to your ever affectionate, &c. Some natural tears he dropped, but wiped them soon ; The world was all before him, where to choose His place of rest, and Providence his guide.3 80.
Page 373 - They puzzle very much after five, because no spare hand remains to grasp and secure the fingers that are required for units.