The African Abroad: Or, His Evolution in Western Civilization, Tracing His Development Under Caucasian Milieu, Volume 1

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Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1913 - African Americans - 982 pages
 

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Contents

II
1
III
24
V
44
VII
65
IX
84
XI
107
XII
138
XIII
156
XXV
323
XXVII
325
XXVIII
344
XXIX
352
XXX
359
XXXI
367
XXXII
379
XXXIII
386

XV
178
XVII
189
XIX
229
XX
231
XXI
275
XXII
292
XXIV
308

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Page 344 - Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky With hideous ruin and combustion down To bottomless perdition, there to dwell In adamantine chains and penal fire, Who durst defy the omnipotent to arms.
Page 510 - And Cush begat Nimrod : he began to be a mighty one in the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord : wherefore it is said, "Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord.
Page 345 - Extort from me. To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee, and deify his power Who from the terror of this arm so late Doubted his empire, that were low indeed; That were an ignominy and shame beneath This downfall; since by fate the strength of gods And this empyreal* substance cannot fail; Since through experience of this great event In arms not worse, in foresight much advanced, We may with more successful hope resolve To wage by force or guile eternal war Irreconcilable to our grand foe, Who...
Page 5 - For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou earnest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
Page 408 - Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands ; thou hast put all things under his feet : All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field ; The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
Page 381 - Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it. As for that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months.
Page 345 - In utter darkness, and their portion set As far removed from God and light of Heaven, As from the centre thrice to the utmost pole. Oh, how unlike the place from whence they fell ! There the companions of his fall, o'erwhelmed With floods and whirlwinds of tempestuous fire, He soon discerns, and weltering by his side One next himself in power, and next in crime, Long after known in Palestine, and named Beelzebub.
Page 162 - JESUS shall reign where'er the sun Does his successive journeys run ; His kingdom stretch from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more.
Page 381 - LET the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said, " There is a man child conceived." Let that day be darkness ; let not God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it.
Page 344 - Reserved him to more wrath ; for now the thought Both of lost happiness and lasting pain Torments him ; round he throws his baleful eyes, That witness'd huge affliction and dismay, Mix'd with obdurate pride and steadfast hate. At once, as far as angels...

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