Gleanings, pictorial and antiquarian, on the overland route, by the author of 'Forty days in the desert'.

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Hall, Virtue & Company 25, Paternoster Row, 1851 - Gibraltar - 256 pages

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Page 168 - There is a place for everything and everything is in its place.
Page 93 - But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were driven up and down in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country ; 28 And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms : and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms. 29 Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.
Page 94 - And when he had thus spoken, he took bread, and gave thanks to God in presence of them all; and when he had broken it, he began to eat.
Page 94 - And when it was day, they knew not the land : but they discovered a certain creek with a shore, into the which they were minded, if it were possible, to thrust in the ship.
Page 92 - Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul. And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to...
Page 92 - And said unto them, Sirs, I perceive that this voyage will be with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of our lives.
Page 94 - And casting off the anchors, they left them in the sea, at the same time loosing the bands of the rudders; and hoisting up the foresail to the wind, they made for the beach.
Page 149 - It is sufficient to say that upward of four hundred pieces of the heaviest artillery were playing at the same moment : an instance which has scarcely occurred in any siege since the invention of those wonderful engines of destruction.* After some hours' cannonade, the battering-ships were found to be no less formidable than they had been represented.
Page 93 - And while the day was coming on, Paul besought them all to take meat, saying, This day is the fourteenth day that ye have tarried, and continued fasting, having taken nothing. 34 Wherefore I pray you to take some meat ; for this is for your health : for there shall not an hair fall from the head of any of you.
Page 91 - Cnidus, the wind not further suffering us, we sailed under the lee of Crete, over against Salmone ; and with difficulty coasting along it we came unto a certain place called Fair Havens ; nigh whereunto was the city of Lasea.

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