Dissertation on The Ruins, Or Revolutions of Empires: Being a Critical Examination and Refutation of a Work Entitled "Remarks on Volney's Ruins," by W.A. Hails

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1832 - 291 Seiten

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Seite 86 - And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
Seite 6 - I will make the land of Egypt desolate in the midst of the countries that are desolate, and her cities among the cities that are laid waste shall be desolate forty years: and I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and will disperse them through the countries.
Seite 65 - The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, Nor a lawgiver from between his feet, Until Shiloh come ; And unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
Seite 75 - The father banished virtue shall restore, And crimes shall threat the guilty world no more. The son shall lead the life of gods, and be By gods and heroes seen, and gods and heroes see. The jarring nations he in peace shall bind, And with paternal virtues rule mankind.
Seite 130 - Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Seite 28 - And it came to pass, as Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended, and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and the LORD talked with Moses.
Seite 74 - The last great age, foretold by sacred rhymes, Renews its finished course : Saturnian times Roll round again ; and mighty years, begun From their first orb, in radiant circles run. The base degenerate iron offspring ends : A golden progeny from heaven descends.
Seite 28 - And the LORD spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp : but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the tabernacle.
Seite 75 - The goats with strutting dugs shall homeward speed, And lowing herds secure from lions feed. His cradle shall with rising flowers be crowned: The serpent's brood shall die; the sacred ground Shall weeds and poisonous plants refuse to bear; Each common bush shall Syrian roses wear.
Seite 86 - And God saw the light that it was good ; and he divided the light from the darkness. And he called the light day, and the darkness night; and there was evening and morning one day.

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