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Page 196 - So he drove out the man: and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Page 282 - He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the river of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, "Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt. Behold, they cover the face of the earth and they abide over against me.
Page 306 - VVe must not be surprised at finding, on a close examination, that the characters of all the pagan deities, male and female, melt into each other, and at last into one or two ; for it seems a well-founded opinion that the whole crowd of gods and goddesses, in ancient Rome and modern Varanes, mean only the powers of nature, and principally those of the sun, expressed in a variety of ways and by a multitude of fanciful names 8.
Page 297 - Europe, after the discovery of a passage to India by the Cape of Good Hope ; the...
Page 91 - Among the ancients, plain-speaking was the fashion ; nor was that ceremonious delicacy introduced, which has taught men to abuse each other with the utmost politeness, and express the most indecent ideas in the most modest language.
Page 228 - ORIENTAL MEMOIRS: selected and abridged from a Series of familiar Letters written during Seventeen Years Residence in India : including Observations on Parts of Africa and South America, and a Narrative of Occurrences in four India Voyages ; 4 vols.
Page 184 - Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry thee whither thou wouldest not.
Page 50 - Myself, assisting in the social joy, Will tell Ulysses' bold exploit in Troy, Sole witness of the deed I now declare : Speak you (who saw) his wonders in the war. " Seam'd o'er with wounds, which his own sabre gave, In...
Page 303 - Paramahansa, as I have commonly heard it named; and I have received authentic information of individuals of this sect being not very unusually seen about Benares, floating down the river on, and feeding on, a corpse. Nor is this a low despicable tribe, but, on the contrary, esteemed — by themselves, at any rate, a very high one.