Mariamne: An Historical Novel of Palestine, Volym 3

G. Whittaker, 1825

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Sida 216 - And Joshua said unto Achan, My son, give, I pray thee, glory to the LORD God of Israel and make confession unto him; and tell me now what thou hast done; hide it not from me.
Sida 110 - Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women, that they may come: and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.
Sida 34 - Then thine handmaid said, The word of my lord the king shall now be comfortable: for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad : therefore the Lord thy God will be with thee.
Sida 112 - The Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither is his ear heavy, that it cannot hear; but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.
Sida 185 - The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.
Sida 185 - All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits. 3 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
Sida 107 - For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, "Woe is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers.
Sida 226 - Lead on!" A serried phalanx of men, on either side, prevented her from seeing what took place, and she moved slowly forward. They soon reached the place where all her sorrows were to end. The sun was setting amid clouds, through which its beams could not penetrate, when the lovely victim reached the spot where the executioners were ready to perform their office. She advanced to the step, where her coffin lay; with steady hand untied her veil, that fell unheeded to the ground ; the braid which bound...
Sida 228 - It seemed to tell him, in words beyond the power of mortals to disbelieve, that he had murdered his spotless wife ! He stood and trembled, then shrieked in utter agony, and ran forth, and called aloud to bring him back his Mariamne. He met her bier, and following it his brother's corpse, still looking fierce. As if a moment's doubt flashed across his maddening brain, he tore away the covering from Mariamne's coffin, and saw her face placid and lovely, even in death; no stain had soiled it, but her...
Sida 73 - ... at Antony's compelling me to take the balsam gardens at Jericho, so I have offered to let him have them for an annual tribute. What do you think it is?" Mariamne calmly replied ; " Queen of Egypt, it must be more than you have any right to receive, since the territory is neither yours nor Antony's to give. Even the Triumvir cannot bestow what he has unjustly taken by force of arms.

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