Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive Condition, and Race Development of the Greater Divisions of Mankind, and Also of the Principal Events in the Evolution and Progress of Nations from the Beginnings of the Civilized Life to the Close of the Nineteenth Century : with a Preliminary Inquiry on the Time, Place, and Manner of the Appearance of Man on the Earth

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Jones Brothers Pub., 1897
 

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Pàgina 553 - Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean - roll ! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth with ruin - his control Stops with the shore ; upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed, nor doth remain A shadow of man's ravage, save his own.
Pàgina 437 - Jabal, the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle, lifts the curtain of his tent to look out upon his flock. His dog watches it. 5. Jubal, the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
Pàgina 436 - God hath appointed me another seed, instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
Pàgina 662 - Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who gives life. He who gives strength ; whose blessing all the bright gods desire ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who through his power is the only king of the breathing and awakening world.
Pàgina 661 - Second hymn : 1. \\7ise and mighty are the works of him who stemmed asunder the wide firmaments. He lifted on high the bright and glorious heaven ; he stretched out apart the starry sky and the earth.
Pàgina 662 - May He not destroy us, He the creator of the earth ; or He, the righteous, who created the heaven; He who also created the bright and mighty waters. — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice?
Pàgina 553 - The wrecks are all thy deed, nor doth remain A shadow of man's ravage, save his own, When, for a moment, like a drop of rain, He sinks into thy depths with bubbling groan. Without a grave, unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown.
Pàgina 662 - He through whom the sky is bright and the earth firm — He through whom the heaven was stablished, — nay, the highest heaven, — He who measured out the light in the air ; — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? 6.
Pàgina 659 - ... the gods, their messenger, their invoker, most deserving of worship, come, at our praise, to him who worships thee and longs for thy help. 1 ' For thou, O sage, goest wisely between these two creations (heaven and earth, gods and men), like a friendly messenger between two hamlets.
Pàgina 661 - ... draught, passion, dice, thoughtlessness. The old is there to mislead the young ; even sleep brings unrighteousness. 7. Let me without sin give satisfaction to the angry god, like a slave to his bounteous lord.

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