A History of All Nations, from the Earlier Periods to the Present Time: Or, Universal History : in which the History of Every Nation, Ancient and Modern, is Separately Given, Volume 1
Wilkins, Carter & Company, 1851 - World history - 1207 pages
Africa afterwards Alexander Ammonites ancient animals Antiochus appears Arabia Arabs Armenia arms army Asia Minor Assyrian Babylon Babylonians battle became called Canaan capital celebrated century Chaldea CHAPTER character chief Christian civilization conqueror conquest continent Cyaxares Cyrus Darius death defeated desert ditto divine dominions early earth east eastern Edom Egypt Egyptian empire enemy Euphrates Europe extended father geographical globe Greeks Hebrew Herodotus historian hundred Idumea India inhabitants Israel Israelites Jerusalem Jewish Jews Judah Judea khalif king kingdom land latter Mahmood Mahometan Medes Media modern monarch Moses mountains nations Nineveh ocean palace Palestine period Persian Phoenicians present priests prince province Ptolemy race regions reign religion river Roman Rome ruins sacred Scythians Semiramis Shah Sidon sovereign square miles success supposed Syria Tartars temple territory thousand throne tion tribes Vespasian walls whole Yezdijird
Page 146 - So now it was not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.
Page 155 - And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho. And the Lord shewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan...
Page 146 - And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph, your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt.
Page 169 - Their children's cries unheard that passed through fire To his grim idol. Him the Ammonite Worshiped in Rabba and her watery plain, In Argob and in Basan, to the stream Of utmost Arnon. Nor content with such Audacious neighbourhood, the wisest heart Of Solomon he led by fraud to build His temple right against the temple of God On that opprobrious hill, and made his grove The pleasant valley of Hinnom, Tophet thence And black Gehenna called, the type of Hell.
Page 156 - And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.
Page 167 - THE beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty fallen! Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon : lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Page 34 - Thus Satan, talking to his nearest mate, With head uplift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed ; his other parts besides, Prone on the flood, extended long and large, Lay floating many a rood...
Page 67 - Gul in her bloom ; Where the citron and olive are fairest of fruit, And the voice of the nightingale never is mute ; Where the tints of the earth, and the hues of the sky, In colour though varied, in beauty may vie...