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Aleppo ancient appearance Arabs arch Babylon Bagdad banks bricks building built called caravan chief Christians close common continued course court covered crossed described direction distance dress east eastern equal Euphrates extent feet fifty five former four gate give given going greater ground half halted hands head height hills horses hour houses hundred inhabitants journey khan kind land least leaving length less manner Mardin marked mass miles mosque mounds mountains Mousul nearly night observed original palace party passage passed Persian persons plain portion present probably reached received remains residence respect rest Rich river road Roman ruins says seemed seen side soon square stone stream sufficient taken tent thought thousand Tigris towers town travellers Turkish village walls whole
Page 417 - Chaldees' excellency, Shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall never be inhabited, Neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation : Neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there ; Neither shall the shepherds make their fold there. But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there ; And their houses shall be full of doleful creatures ; And owls shall dwell there, And satyrs shall dance there.
Page 303 - Thou hast had pity on the gourd, for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow; which came up in a night, and perished in a night: and should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle?
Page 230 - The Son of man goeth as it is written of him : but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed ! it had been good for that man if he had not been born. 25 Then Judas, which betrayed him, answered and said, Master, is it I? He said unto him, Thou hast said.
Page 70 - And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife ; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to -go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Page 428 - I will also make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water: and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page 303 - The noise of a whip, and the noise of the rattling of the wheels, And of the pransing horses, and of the jumping chariots. The horseman lifteth up both the bright sword and the glittering spear: And there is a multitude of slain, and a great number of carcases ; And there is none end of their corpses ; they stumble upon their corpses...
Page 441 - Because of the wrath of the Lord it shall not be inhabited, but it shall be wholly desolate: every one that goeth by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss at all her plagues.
Page 229 - When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room, lest a more honorable man than thou be bidden of him; and he that bade thee and him come and say to thee, ' Give this man place ;' and thou begin with shame to take the lowest room.
Page 309 - And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness. And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations: both the cormorant and the the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it...