Twelve Lectures on Primitive Civilizations, and Their Physical Conditions: Delivered at the Alexandra College

Longmans, Green, 1869 - 296 Seiten

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Seite 21 - Oh yet we trust that somehow good Will be the final goal of ill, To pangs of nature, sins of will, Defects of doubt, and taints of blood ; That nothing walks with aimless feet ; That not one life shall be destroyed, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete...
Seite 101 - And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
Seite 72 - All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Seite 164 - There is a path which no fowl knoweth, And which the vulture's eye hath not seen : The lion's whelps have not trodden it, Nor the fierce lion passed by it.
Seite 155 - Arabia, and all the princes of Kedar, they occupied with thee in lambs, and rams, and goats : in these were they thy merchants. The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, r~ they were thy merchants : they occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all precious stones, and gold.
Seite 154 - They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in thine army, thy men of war : they hanged the shield and helmet in thee ; they set forth thy comeliness. The men of Arvad with thine army were upon thy walls round about...
Seite 164 - Surely there is a vein for the silver, And a place for gold where they fine it. Iron is taken out of the earth, And brass is molten out of the stone.
Seite 144 - I return your recompence upon your own head ; because ye have taken my silver and my gold, and have carried into your temples my goodly pleasant things: the children also of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have ye sold unto the Grecians, that ye might remove them far from their border.
Seite 153 - Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee.
Seite 101 - Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

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