Sketches of the History of Man, Volume 1

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Page 4 - And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the Field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
Page 243 - And all the people came up after him, and the people piped with pipes, and rejoiced with great joy, so that the earth rent with the sound of them.
Page 237 - Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, have I purchased to be my wife to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance, that the name of the dead be not cut off from among his brethren, and from the gate of his place : ye are witnesses this day.
Page 229 - And she said unto them : Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me. I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty : why call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?
Page 234 - Tarry this night, and it shall be in the morning, that if he will perform unto...
Page 227 - The Lord grant you that ye may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband.
Page 209 - Fame then was cheap, and the first comer sped ; And they have kept it since, by being dead. But, were they now to write, when critics weigh Each line, and...
Page 235 - And she lay at his feet until the morning: and she rose up before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came into the floor.
Page 37 - If dying mortals' doom they sing aright, No ghosts descend to dwell in dreadful night ; No parting souls to grisly Pluto go. Nor seek the dreary silent shades below ; But forth they fly immortal in their kind, And other bodies in new worlds they find...
Page 227 - Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have an husband.

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