The Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge--, Volumen1,Tema 2


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Página 507 - And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.
Página 586 - An Epistle to the Rev. Mr. Warburton, occasioned by his Treatment of the Author of ' The Pleasures of the Imagination,'
Página 487 - And the people gave a shout, saying : — " It is the voice of a god, and not of a man." And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory : and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
Página 528 - ... chapter, and the second containing the remaining chapters. The object of the author was to give the history of the Jews from the earliest times ; and the first part, which contains the history of the world from the creation to the birth of Abraham, is merely introductory. The real history commences with his birth, preceded by a genealogical table of his pedigree. I. The first part (i. — xi. 1 — 9,1 gives an account of the creation and of the institution ot the Sabbath (i.
Página 833 - DE LA RUE : Essais historiques sur les bardes, les jongleurs et les trouvères normands et anglo-normands, suivis de pièces de Malherbe qu'on ne trouve dans aucune édition de ses œuvres I— III (Caen 1834).
Página 605 - Hymnorum,' a MS. belonging to Trinity College, Dublin, and written, as Dr Stokes conjectures, about the end of the eleventh or the beginning of the twelfth century. The hymn itself, however, belongs to a much earlier date.
Página 594 - The work is divided into three parts, the first of which is called " Maasse Shel R. Bosthenai " (
Página 535 - ... in wars or alliances. He seems to have been naturally disposed to mildness and clemency; and, though it is impossible to acquire sovereign power, and, perhaps in Asia, to maintain it, without crimes; yet the memory of no eastern prince is stained with fewer acts of cruelty and injustice.
Página 612 - Hunter for two years, at the end of which time he returned to Liverpool to commence practice, and was in the same year, 1770, elected surgeon to the infirmary.
Página 866 - The Emperor of Russia, the King of Prussia, and the Prince Regent, accompanied by a number of persons of distinction, paid a visit to the University of Oxford. They were...

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