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Jewish publication society of America, 1911 - Literature - 444 pages

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Contents

ABRAHAM AND His Gods
40
LORD HOUGHTON RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES
41
HYMN JAMES MONTGOMERY
42
THE DESTRUCTION OF SODOM AND GOMORRAH
43
LUCRETIA DAVIDSON
44
NATHANIEL P WILLIS
48
ABRAHAMS OFFENCE SIR EDWIN ARNOLD
52
THE TENT OF ABRAHAM CHARLES SWAIN
54
THE STORY OF REBEKAH THOMAS M ARMSTRONG
57
JACOBs Pillow JACOB G ASCHER
60
JOSEPH AND HIS BRETHREN CHARLES J WELLS
62
JACOB ARTHUR HUGH Clough
66
MOSES ON THE NILE VICTOR HUGO
70
MOSES AND THE ANGEL SIR EDWIN ARNOLD
74
WHY THE FACE OF Moses SHONE
76
GEORGE ALEXANDER KOHUT
79
RABBI JOSEPH LEISER
81
MOSES IN THE DESERT JAMES MONTGOMERY
82
THE SEVENTH PLAGUE OF EGYPT GEORGE CROLY
83
THE DESTROYING ANGEL ANONYMOUS
86
THE EXIT FROM EGYPTIAN BONDAGE
88
LUCRETIA DAVIDSON
89
THE DESTRUCTION OF PHARAOH JOHN RUSKIN
90
MIRIAMs Song THOMAS MOORE
91
MOSES ON MOUNT SINAI
92
LORD HOUGHTON RICHARD MONCKTON MILNES
93
THE ARMY OF ISRAEL AT THE FOOT OF MOUNT SINAI LUCRETIA DAVIDSON
94
MOSES AND THE WORM
95
JOHANN GOTTFRIED VON HERDER
96
ALFRED DE VIGNY
97
THE DEATH OF MOSES JESSIE G MCARTEE
98
JERICHO
100
FRANK FOXCROFT
102
DEBORAHs Song ROBERT STEPHEN HAWKER
110
JEPHTHAHS DAUGHTER NATHANIEL P WILLIS III
115
SAUL AND DAVID JAMES GRAHAME
119
SONG OF TRIUMPH HANNAH MORE
120
SONG OF VICTORY FOR THE DEATH OF GOLIATH LUCRETIA DAVIDSON
121
THE MEETING OF DAVID AND JONATHAN
122
John ADDINGTON SYMONDS
124
DAVID AND JONATHAN LUCRETIA DAVIDSON
125
THE LAMENTATION OF DAVID OVER SAUL AND JONATHAN
126
GEORGE SANDYS
127
THE PARABLE OF NATHAN AND DAVID
128
GEORGE PEELE
129
Davids GRIEF FOR HIS CHILD ANONYMOUS
130
THE DEATH OF ABSALOM NATHANIEL P WILLIS
135
RIZPAH
139
JOHN READE
140
THE SONG OF DAVID CHRISTOPHER SMART
141
Dayids THREE MIGHTY ONES HENRY FRANCIS LYTE
144
THE END OF KING DAVID ANONYMOUS
145
DAVID KING OF ISRAEL
147
EDWARD IRVING
153
SOLOMON AND His Sages ANONYMOUS
154
SOLOMON AND THE SOWER FRIEDRICH RUECKERT
156
SOLOMON AND THE ANT SIR EDWIN ARNOLD
157
SOLOMON AND THE Ants
159
Lord HOUGHTON Richard MONCKTON MILNES
161
ELIJAH FED BY RAVENS James GRAHAME
166
THE SHUNAMMITE NATHANIEL P WILLIS
167
The DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB LORD BYRON
171
SONG OF THE JEWS IN THE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY
172
Henry Hart MILMAN
174
GOOD TIDINGS TO ZION THOMAS KELLEY
175
HABAKKUKS PRAYER WILLIAM BROOME
176
Ruths ANSWER TO NAOMI LUCRETIA DAVIDSON
178
BELSHAZZARS FEAST MINNIE L SELLERS
179
GEORGE CROLY
185
MRS FOLLEN
201
GEORGE SANDYS
204
MRS FOLLEN
205
Mrs FOLLEN
207
TATE AND BRADY
208
HENRY FRANCIS LYTE
210
Psalm CXXII RABBI HENRY S JACOBS 2II B 88 PSALM CXXXVII FitzGREENE HALLECK
212
PSALM CXXXIX MARGARET M DAVIDSON
213
THE HEBREWs Friday Night ISRAEL ZANGWILL
223
THE HEAVENLY LIGHT SHABUOTH
229
FROM THE HEBREW
238
IN EXILE
251
ON OCEANs Bosom MORRIS ROSENFELD
259
CHRISTIAN F GELLERT
267
GOD IS LOVE SIR JOHN BOWRING
268
THE UNIVERSAL PRAYER ALEXANDER POPE
269
THE LORD Is Nigh REBECCA HYNEMAN
270
THE REWARD OF CHARITY GEORGE ALEXANDER KOHUT
271
MY KING MOSES BEN NACHMAN
273
SANCTIFICATION
275
JOSEPH IBN ABITUR
277
WHERE IS GOD? ANONYMOUS
278
GOD WHOM SHALL I COMPARE TO THEE?
279
JEHUDA HALEVI
281
NATURE PROCLAIMS A DEITY CHATEAUBRIAND
282
ON THE GLORY OF GOD THOMAS SHEPARD
283
THE EXISTENCE OF A GOD ANONYMOUS
284
THERE Is No God SOPHIE M ALMONHENSLEY
286
THERE IS A GOD Martin LEHMAYER
287
THE HYMN OF NATURE SIR JOHN BOWRING
288
PRAISE TO NATUREs God JAMES Hogg
289
ABOU BEN ADHEM LEIGH HUNT
290
ABRAM AND ZIMRI
291
CLARENCE COOK
293
ONLY A JEW ANONYMOUS
294
A HEBREW TALE Lydia H SIGOURNEY
296
THE PRINCESS AND THE RABBI W L GARDINER
299
HE DOETH HIS ALMS TO BE SEEN OF MEN ANONYMOUS
301
THE MORNING PSALM MARIANNE FARNINGHAM
303
SPEECH DELIVERED BEFORE THE LEGISLATURE OF NORTH CAROLINA JACOB HENRY
305
THE SULTANS LESSON
310
W R ALGER
311
THE RABBIS DAUGHTER
316
THE TALMUD
317
THE MERCY OF GOD MATTHEW RICHEY KNIGHT
319
A PRAYER ROBERT SOUTHEY
320
MRS FOLLEN
321
THEY TELL ME EZEKIEL LEAVITT
322
HEBREW CRADLE SONG EZEKIEL LEAVITT
323
A PSALM OF LIFE HENRY W LONGFELLOW
325
CHARITY DEBORAH KLEINERT JANOWITZ
327
The Mystic TiE Max MEYERHARDT
328
PRAISE YE THE LORD
329
REST
335
THE PRAYERS OF ALL LIVING CREATURES
341
APPEARANCES
349
The UPRIGHT
358
A NAME IN THE SAND HANNAH FLAGG GOULD
364
ADVICE TO THE YOUNG
378
Dont FRET
384
NOTHING Is Lost
392
ANONYMOUS
400
GOD
409
OURSELVES
415
CONSCIENCE
422
PEACE
428
INDEX TO AUTHORS
435
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