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Conversations on Religion: With Lord Byron and Others, Held in Cephalonia, a ...
Volledige weergave - 1830
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Pagina 57 - Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception, in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children ; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
Pagina 157 - Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone and o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, — but nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on in the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, when the clock struck the hour for retiring: and we heard the distant and random gun that the foe was sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down* from the field of his fame fresh and gory; we carved not a line, and we raised not a stone — but we left him alone with his glory.
Pagina 63 - Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
Pagina 63 - Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong, the great horn was broken ; and for it came up four notable ones toward the four winds of heaven.
Pagina 65 - And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days.
Pagina 156 - ... misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest, With his martial cloak around him.
Pagina 156 - NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the rampart we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged his farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried.
Pagina 156 - Few and short were the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow, But we steadfastly gazed on the face that was dead, And we bitterly thought of the morrow.
Pagina 64 - The ram which thou sawest having two horns, are the kings of Media and Persia. And the rough goat is the king of Grecia : and the great horn that is between his eyes is the first king.
Pagina 65 - Know, therefore, and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem, unto the Messiah the Prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks ; the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself...