Mahomet and His Successors, Band 1

George P. Putnam, 1850

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The author acknowledges his debt to the learned librarian of the University of Heidelberg, Dr. Gustav Weil, "Mohammed der Prophet, sein Leben und seine Lehre" (1843). Dr. Weil was a multi-lingual Jew ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 22 - And he will be a wild man ; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
Seite 15 - And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
Seite 16 - Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
Seite 27 - SURELY VAIN ARE ALL MEN BY NATURE, WHO ARE IGNORANT OF God, and could not out of the good things that are seen know him that is: neither by considering the works did they acknowledge the workmaster; but deemed either fire, or wind, or the swift air, or the circle of the stars, or the violent water, or the lights of heaven, to be the gods which govern the world.
Seite 18 - The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were thy merchants: they occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all precious stones, and gold.
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Seite 35 - In the name of the most merciful God ! We have not sent down the Koran to inflict misery on mankind, but as a monitor, to teach him to believe in the true God, the creator of the earth and the lofty heavens. " The All Merciful is enthroned on high, to him belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens above, and in the earth beneath, and in the regions under the earth. " Dost thou utter thy prayers with a loud voice '? know that there is no need. God knoweth the secrets of thy heart ; yea, that which is...
Seite 18 - All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together unto thee, The rams of Nebaioth shall minister unto thee; They shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, And I will glorify the house of my glory.
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Seite 135 - These are the men," says the Koran, " who say to the inhabitants of Medina, do not bestow any thing on the refugees who are with the apostle of God, that they may be compelled to separate from him. They say, verily, if we return to Medina, the worthier will expel thence the meaner. God curse them! how arc they turned aside from the truth.

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