Madoc, Volumen2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row., 1812
 

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Página 271 - And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the LORD, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
Página 272 - But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice...
Página 288 - ... with some corn in it, and the neck of it drawn on to a piece of wood, which made a very convenient handle. As he came forward, he beat his tune with the rattle, and danced with all his might, but did not suffer any part of his body, not so much as his fingers, to be seen.
Página 288 - He made his appearance in his pontifical garb, which was a coat of bears' skins, dressed with the hair on, and hanging down to his toes ; a pair of bear-skin stockings, and a great wooden face...
Página 247 - Q,. We have a book that tells us many things of the beloved ones above ; would you be glad to know them ? A. We have no time now but to fight. If we should ever be at peace, we should be glad to know.
Página 240 - Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory, and with a pomp suited to what he conceived the elevation of his subject, informed him that it was a tradition handed down from their fathers, " That in ancient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal destruction of the bear, deer, elks, buffaloes, and other animals...
Página 191 - A miserable man, his breast is bare, Bare for the death that waits him ; but no hand May there inflict the blow of mercy. Piled On his bare breast, the cedar boughs are laid ; On his bare breast, dry .sedge and odorous gums Laid ready to receive the sacred spark, And blaze, to herald the ascending Sun, Upon his living altar.
Página 289 - ... if at any time he could not dissuade them from it, by all he could say, he would leave them, and go crying into the woods. It was manifest...
Página 190 - The Moon arose : she shone upon the lake, Which lay one smooth expanse of silver light ; She shone upon the hills and rocks, and cast Upon their hollows and their hidden glens A blacker depth of shade.
Página 289 - ... tried to serve him ; and loved all men, be they who they would, so as he never did before. He treated me with uncommon courtesy, and seemed to be hearty in it...

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