The Old World in Its New Face: Impressions of Europe in 1867-1868, Band 2

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Harper & brothers, 1869

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Seite 461 - God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands...
Seite 301 - Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not, and yet I say unto you, that Solomon, in all his glory, was not arrayed like one of these.
Seite 460 - Thence to the famous orators repair, Those ancient, whose resistless eloquence Wielded at will that fierce democratic, Shook the arsenal, and fulmined over Greece To Macedon and Artaxerxes
Seite 318 - And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
Seite 188 - I come not against thee this day, but against the house wherewith I have war: for God commanded me to make haste: forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with...
Seite 235 - He could own his little home, and there sit under his own vine and fig-tree with none to molest or make him afraid.
Seite 22 - ... is committed, but never can sanction it beforehand," was the reply. Acting upon this guarded reply, they demolished the church, and rebuilt it upon the site which it afterwards occupied. But yearly the Doge came forth with his train to meet the parish priest, who, standing upon the desecrated spot, demanded of his Serenity that he would be pleased to rebuild the church upon its old foundations.
Seite 187 - He is very late," and those who have already come to the entertainment are seated in the room, listening to a band of music, composed of the harp, guitar, double-pipe, lyre, and tambourine, accompanied by female choristers. Behind the Christian ruins, close to No. 23, are the remains of a curious Greek inscription, being the copy of a letter from the celebrated "Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria, to the orthodox " monks at Thebes. No. 31 presents some curious subjects, among which are offerings...
Seite 357 - Jtidah's mountains cold, Wherever Jordan's river flows, Or Sharon's plains unfold. Not Solomon in all his pride Was e'er so richly dressed As the green fields or mountain side, By these fair flowers caressed. They sparkle with the morning's dew, They kindle in the sun ; Their blushes have a lustre new When the bright day is done. When our dear Lord his wounded side Emptied on Zion's ground, The winds caught up the precious tide And scattered it around. From every drop a flower sprung up, And in strange...

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