Chronicles of Eri: Being the History of the Gaal Sciot Iber: Or, the Irish People, Bind 2

Sir R. Phillips and Company, 1822

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Side 481 - And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years...
Side 485 - And the children of Israel cried unto the Lord : for he had nine hundred chariots of iron ; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.
Side 497 - And he took away the treasures of the house of the Lord, and the treasures of the king's house; he even took away all: and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
Side 486 - And when they were come to the land of Zuph, Saul said to his servant that was with him, Come, and let us return ; lest my father leave caring for the asses, and take thought for us.
Side 485 - And the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, when Ehud was dead. And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor ; the captain of whose host was Sisera, which dwelt in Harosheth of the Gentiles. And the children of Israel...
Side 96 - Five of them were then selected, paraphrased, and engrossed on the statute book as follows : — WHAT if Five of the Laws of the Olden Time only be retained to stand on the roll at the head of the Laws of Eri — not deceitfully as commands from Baal, according to the words of the priests, but openly as laws of the land, by consent of all the children thereof? — BAAL spake not to Astor : It is the voice of Reason that crieth aloud, Let not man slay his fellow. BAAL spake not to Lamas : It is Justice...
Side 85 - And before the day that he who was to be chosen king was named, Cathac and the young men were together. " Now long and long before this time, one whose name we never heard was to be called chief; and the night before the day he was to come forth into the presence of the Gaal, " A mighty stone, white as snow, round as the head of man, smooth as the arrow for the warrior's bow, was borne in a chest drawn by many beasts, the priests surrounding the way they moved.
Side 86 - Goal of Sciot, look on this stone, So smooth, so fair, so round, and so compact. Be thus ; guard well this blessed gift, And in what land this messenger shall stay A chief of Iber shall still bear the sway...
Side 485 - And they went down after him, and took the fords of Jordan toward Moab, and suffered not a man to pass over.

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