Roman Mosaics, Or Studies in Rome and Its Neighborhood

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Macmillan and Company, 1888 - 397 Seiten
 

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Seite 334 - Lion, lifted on a blue field covered with stars, until at last, as if in ecstasy, the crests of the arches break into a marble foam, and toss themselves far into the blue sky in flashes and wreaths of sculptured spray, as if the breakers on the Lido shore had been frost-bound before they fell, and the sea-nymphs had inlaid them with coral and amethyst.
Seite 58 - Women received their dead raised to life again; and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection.
Seite 243 - Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh...
Seite 135 - I like not to take her; then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed.
Seite 124 - But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet, and Shimei, and Rei, and the mighty men which belonged to David, were not with Adonijah. 9 And Adonijah slew sheep and oxen and fat cattle by the stone of Zoheleth, which is by En-rogel, and called all his brethren the king's sons, and all the men of Judah the king's servants: 10 But Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah, and the mighty men, and Solomon his brother, he called not.
Seite 86 - And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired house, and received all that came in unto him, preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.
Seite 19 - ... two Asvins," the shining inares of the Vedas, and showing that all these metamorphoses are only variations of the same idea. The Hebrew metaphor of the pillar of cloud by day and of fire by night...
Seite 252 - Bible we have several traces of the same universal custom. The Jews seem to have performed the rite of circumcision with flint implements, for we read in Exodus that Zipporah, the wife of Moses, took a sharp stone for that purpose, and the phrase translated sharp knives in Joshua v. 2 — "At that time the Lord said unto Joshua, Make thee sharp knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time"— should be translated, as in the marginal reference, knives of flint.
Seite 108 - old poetic ' fields ', Ye Paynim shadows dark ! Immortal Greece, dear land of glorious lays, Lo ! here the ' unknown God ' of thy unconscious praise ! The olive-wreath, the ivied wand, ' The sword in myrtles drest,' Each legend of the shadowy strand Now wakes a vision blest ; As little children lisp, and tell of Heaven, So thoughts beyond their thought to those high Bards were given.

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