A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time: Arranged in Systematic Order, Geographical and Chronological. The Whole Exhibiting a Faithful and Lively Delineation of the World. Carefully Selected from Writers of Different Nations. In Four Volumes, Bind 4
Mackenzie and Dent, 1818
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Side 229 - Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee : be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee : cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.
Side 227 - And Deborah said unto Barak, Up ; for this is the day in which the Lord hath delivered Sisera into thine hand : is not the Lord gone out before thee?
Side 240 - The atmosphere was remarkably clear and serene; but we saw none of those clouds of smoke which by some writers are said to exhale from the surface of Lake Asphaltites, nor from any neighbouring mountain.
Side 452 - AND the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah : and I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship...
Side 379 - Otaheite are handsome, mild, and cheerful in manners and conversation, possessed of great sensibility, and have sufficient delicacy to make them be admired and beloved. The chiefs were so much attached to our people, that they rather encouraged their stay among them than otherwise, and even made them promises of large possessions. Under these and many other...
Side 345 - ... having been in imminent peril of being killed, had not the Commodore, who perceived what he was about, given express orders to his people to desist from firing.
Side 377 - ... strong gripe by the cord that tied my hands, he with many oaths threatened to kill me immediately if I would not be quiet ; the villains around me had their pieces cocked and bayonets fixed.
Side 228 - A sight of this territory can alone convey any adequate idea of its surprising produce : it is truly the Eden of the East, rejoicing in the abundance of its wealth.
Side 45 - I was informed, however, that this appearance of weakness did not proceed from any bodily infirmity, but from the weight of the regal habiliments in which he was clad ; and if what we were told was true, that he carried on his dress fifteen viss, upwards of fifty pounds avoirdupois of gold, his difficulty of ascent was not surprising.