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" And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud : for he is a god ; either he is talking or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked. "
Contemplations upon the principal passages of the Old and New Testaments - Page 443
by Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819
...when be challenged the priest of Baal to prove the truth of their deity, " Mocked them, and said : Cry aloud, for he is a god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or be is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepetb, and must be waked." Exclamations and Irony are sometimes...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 11

1848
...examples : The first occurs in 1 Kings xviii. 27Elijah, in mocking the priests of Baal, tells them " He is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth and must be awaked," meaning nothing more than to expose...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1820 - 345 pages
...occasions. Example 1. Thu? Elijah challenged the priests of Baal to prove the truth of their deity. " Cry aloud, for he is a god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must he awakened." 2. To reprm.ea person for hisuegKgence,...
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Short System of Polite Learning: Being an Epitome of the Arts and Sciences ...

Daniel Jaudon - Art and science - 1820 - 212 pages
...Psalm. Q. What is Irony? A. Irony, dissembling with an air, Means otherwise than words declare. Example: "Cry aloud; for he is a God: either he is talking or he, is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or jip.radr en tare he sleepeth, and must be awakened." I Kings sviii. 27. Q. What is...
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The Works of the Rev. Thomas Zouch ... With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 2

Thomas Zouch, Francis Wrangham - Theology - 1820
...made. These antic gesticulations are of as little avail. Upon this, Elijah tauntingly exclaims ; " Cry aloud, for he is a God : either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or peradventure he sleepeth and must be awaked !" Roused by the reproachful sneer, they repeat their vociferations;...
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The sacred history of the Old Testament, abridged, in the language of the ...

Ralph Barnes - 1821
...hear us, — but there was no voice nor any that answered. And at noon Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud, for he is a God, either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is on a journey, — or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awakened. But there was neither voice, or...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1821 - 310 pages
...when he challenged the priests of Baal to prove the truth of their deity, " mocked them, and said : Cry, . aloud for he is a god ; either he is talking, or be is pursuing, or he is on a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked." Exclamations...
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The Christian World unmasked. Pray come and peep

John Berridge - Calvinism - 1822 - 201 pages
...sacrificed and prayed to him for miraculous evidence of his divinity, " Elijah mocked them, and Said, cry aloud, for he is a god ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth and must be awaked." Isaiah, to expose the superstition of...
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The Absurdities of Methodism

Samuel Pelton - Methodism - 1822 - 268 pages
...in doing it with a great noise, because it may be with him as Elijah told the prophets of Baal : " For he is a God ; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a joufney, or peradventure h sleepeth, and must be awaked."* 3d. The freewillers contend, that...
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Select British divines, ed. by C. Bradley, Volume 16

Charles Bradley - 1823
...Elijah holds it not too light, to flout their zealous devotion. He laughs at their tears, and plays on their earnest; ' Cry aloud; for he is a God : either...is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is travelling, No less in the indignation at these insulting frumps, than zeal of their own safety and reputation,...
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