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A Voyage Round the World, in the Years 1740, 41, 42, 43, 44
Benjamin Robins,Richard Walter,George Anson Anson
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Anson appearance Arab arms arrival beautiful boat brought called carried Chinese coast command commodore considerable continued court covered distance door emperor empire expected extremely eyes feet fire five followed four gave give given governor ground half hands hath head holy horses hour hundred immediately inhabitants interest island Japan Japanese journey kind land leave less living look manner means mentioned morning mountains nature necessary never night obliged observed officers once particular passed Paul perhaps persons present province reason received remained river road rock ruins sail seemed seen sent ship shore side sometimes soon sort squadron standing taken temple things thought told tomb took travellers turned walls whole wind
Page 357 - Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? »the glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted ; neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage : neither believeth he that it is the sound...
Page 385 - And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley between them.
Page 361 - And they came unto the brook of Eshcol and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates and of the figs.
Page 354 - The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, "Who shall bring me down to the ground?" Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the Lord.
Page 405 - I ana stigmatized with being old and maimed, as though it belonged to me to stay the course of time ; or as though my...
Page 354 - Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that boldest the height of the hill : though thou shouldest make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the LORD. 17 Also Edom shall be a desolation : every one that goeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all the plagues thereof.
Page 346 - I have sworn by myself, saith the Lord, that Bozrah (the strong or fortified city) shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse ; and all the cities thereof shall be perpetual wastes.
Page 350 - Aaron shall be gathered unto his people: for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my word at the water The Pentateuch of Meribah.
Page 339 - And all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, And the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: And all their host shall fall down, As the leaf falleth off from the vine, And as a falling fig from the fig tree. For my sword shall be bathed in heaven: Behold, it shall come down upon Idumea, And upon the people of my curse, to judgment.