Mount Lebanon: A Ten Years' Residence, from 1842 to 1852, Describing the Manners, Customs, and Religion of Its Inhabitants; with a Full & Correct Account of the Druse Religion, and Containing Historical Records of the Mountain Tribes ...

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Saunders and Otley, 1853 - 400

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Strona xiv - The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chestnut trees were not like his branches; nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty. I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
Strona xiii - And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness.
Strona xi - And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses: a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home : and Adoniram was over the levy.
Strona xi - By thy messengers thou hast reproached the LORD, and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots I am come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the lodgings of his borders, and into the forest of his Carmel.
Strona xiii - ... the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon, with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature ; and his top was among the thick boughs...
Strona xiii - All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations. Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: for his root was by great waters. The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chesnut trees were not like his branches ; nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty.
Strona xii - OPEN thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars. Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: Howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.
Strona 373 - Protestant faith have suffered inconvenience and difficulties, in consequence of their not being placed under a separate and special jurisdiction, and in consequence of the Patriarchs and Primates of their old creeds, which they have abandoned, naturally not being able to administer their affairs ; And whereas...
Strona 67 - From one of the doors came out three women with spades and shovels in their hands, who were followed by two men, bearing a long white bundle, which appeared very heavy. They proceeded towards an adjoining piece of ground, full of...
Strona 153 - ... through their medium, with miraculous powers. Instances could be multiplied in which the most extraordinary and unaccountable results have been brought about, by the intervention of individuals who make this communion the subject of their study and contemplation. But as the ears of Europeans could only be shocked by assertions and statements which they would not fail of holding to be utterly fabulous and ridiculous, the subject is merely alluded to in these pages to indicate the existence of...