Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia, and Palestine, in 1824, 1825, 1826, and 1827, Volume 2

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H. Colburn, 1829 - Egypt
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Page 311 - Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.
Page 314 - So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.
Page 221 - This is the thing which the Lord hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating : an omer for every man according to the number of your persons, take ye every man for them which are in his tents.
Page 182 - Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
Page 216 - And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
Page 301 - And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee : blessed art thou among women.
Page 182 - And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened ; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry...
Page 31 - ... by them to a great extent. 447. The ravages of the Locust are often adverted to in the Bible, and the descriptions there given correspond with those of modern travelers. They are spoken of as a " great army," and it is said that " the land before them is as the Garden of Eden, and behind them a desolate wilderness" — a result often witnessed at the present day.
Page 213 - In moving with a whole nation, the march may well be supposed to have occupied three days; and the bitter well at Marah, which was sweetened by Moses, corresponds exactly with that of Howara. This is the usual route to Mount Sinai; and was probably, therefore, that which the Israelites took on their escape from Egypt ; provided it be admitted that they crossed the sea near Suez, as Niebuhr, with good reason, conjectures. There is no other road of three days...
Page 248 - ... rumbling about my bed ; but I regarded him nothing at all. When afterwards I began to slumber, then he kept such a racket and rumbling upon the chamber stairs, as if many emptie hogsheads and barrels had been tumbled down...

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