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23rd of August Abraham allude American ANCIENT EGYPTIAN Antiquities Apostle Paul apostle Peter archaeology ARGUMENT Assyrian monarchs ASSYRIAN REMAINS PRESERVED Athenaeum BAGSTER AND SONS Behring's straits Bible Biblical researches Bishop Newton Bonar and M'Cheyne Botta British Museum Bunsen's Calah Calais captive Champollion Chesney Colonel Rawlinson cunningly-devised fable Cuvier DERIVED dukes of Edom Egypt EGYPTIAN AND ASSYRIAN Egyptian monuments electric telegraph evidence Ezra figure Geography head is numbered Hieroglyphics HISTORICAL ACCURACY Holy Scriptures illustrations INSPIRATION OF SCRIPTURE interpretation Isaiah Jews Jonas Khorsabad king Koyunjik Laborde Lace-maker land Layard London marbles mighty hunter MINUTE HISTORICAL minute particularity Mission of Inquiry names of royal Nautical Nimrod Nineveh Oiney OLD TESTAMENT palace Petra phecy placed the names PLENARY INSPIRATION proofs Railway Ramses reason Robinson royal personages Samaritans SAMUEL BAGSTER Sennacherib Sesostris Sethos Shalmaneser sixteen years ago sparrow falleth temples three minutes three witnesses Tigris took Rehoboam traveller truth unto voyages Word York
Página 11 - Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed: And on the pedestal these words appear: 'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Página 1 - Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings. "For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool, but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
Página 9 - In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Página 7 - Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.
Página 11 - I MET a traveller from an antique land Who said : Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert.
Página 15 - The human nature unto which I felt That I belonged, and reverenced with love, Was not a punctual presence, but a spirit Diffused through time and space, with aid derived Of evidence from monuments, erect, Prostrate, or leaning towards their common rest In earth, the widely scattered wreck sublime Of vanished nations, or more clearly drawn From books and what they picture and record.
Página 10 - I do not doubt but that I shall be able to point out the bands of Jewish maidens who were delivered to Sennacherib, and perhaps to distinguish the portraiture of the humbled Hezekiah.
Página 7 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord : wherefore it is said, "Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord." And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Página 16 - Another cause, however, has been far more efficacious than this deception, in keeping us in the dark as to the true nature of these reliefs. Those who have occupied themselves with Egyptian antiquities, seem by common consent to have rejected the aid of the Bible (the only book in existence which professes to be co-temporary with them), and to have relied upon the classical authorities, the earliest of which dates at least 1000...