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Alcoran Alexander amongst Amonian ancient antiquity appear Arabians Arabic Arabic languages Artaxerxes Mnemon Asia Asiatic Baghdad Berosus Bryant called celebrated century chief chronology circumstance conquest consequence considered Ctesias custom Cuthites D'Herbelot Darab Darius denotes dialect discovered Dives dynasty East Eastern empire etymology Europe European expedition fame famous fancy favourite fays feudal fire genius give Grecian Greece Greeks ground Hebrew Herodotus historians honour idea ingenious Jengiz Khan Khalif Khalifat king of Persia language learned author learned gentleman manners means ment mentioned modern Mohammed Mohammedan Mythology nations naturally neral Nezam Noah object observed origin Peris Persian empire Persian kings Persian languages Pishdadian prevailed prince reign religion resemblance respect Roman Rostam SECT seems sent Septuagint signifies Simurgh sovereign Sultan supposed Syria Tahmuras Tamerlane Tartars temple thing tion tongue tribe truth Vizir whilst whole words writers Xerxes Zend
Sivu 412 - Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Sivu 303 - Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year even unto the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that is, twelve years, I and my brethren have not eaten the bread of the governor.
Sivu 306 - Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, the Lord God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth ; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Sivu 435 - Look ye, gentlemen, cries Peter in a rage, to convince you what a couple of blind, positive, ignorant, wilful puppies you are, I will use but this plain argument; by G — , it is true, good, natural mutton as any in Leadenhall market ; and G — confound you both eternally, if you offer to believe otherwise.
Sivu 422 - All this, he says, was an allegorical description of nature. For the whole universe consisting of moisture, and animals being continually generated therein; the deity...
Sivu 422 - Pluto, divided the darkness, and separated the heavens from the earth, and reduced the universe to order. But the animals so recently created, not being able to bear the prevalence of light, died.
Sivu 421 - They had one body but two heads: the one that of a man, the other of a woman: and likewise in their several organs both male and female. Other human figures were to be seen with the legs and horns of goats: some had horses...
Sivu 54 - Numerous as the fands on the more," is an idea which, in all times, has been annexed to defeated armies : and the Grecian writers, to dignify their country, may have turned the hyperbole into hiftoric fact ; and fwelled the Thoufands of the Perfian Satrap into the Millions of the Perfian King.
Sivu 382 - But they had efcaped better, if ,the moft fafhionable of the French poets had not, at the fame time, been their beft critic. A LUCKY word in a verfe, which founds well and every body gets by heart, goes further than a volume of juft...