First Book of History: Being a Compendium of Ancient History, Both Sacred and Profane, Designed for the Use of Sabbath Schools

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T. Mason and G. Lane, 1838

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الصفحة 70 - This was the most unkindest cut of all; For when the noble Caesar saw him stab, Ingratitude, more strong than traitors
الصفحة 17 - And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
الصفحة 18 - And the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth ; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
الصفحة 23 - Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven ; and he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.
الصفحة 23 - By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed ; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
الصفحة 22 - ... change the opinion all men happened then to have concerning God; for he was the first that ventured to publish this notion, That there was but one God, the Creator of the universe; and that, as to other [gods], if they contributed any thing to the happiness of men, that each of them afforded it only according to his appointment, and not by their own power.
الصفحة 22 - In the map, it presents the appearance of a narrow slip of country, extending along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean ; from which, to the river Jordan, the utmost width does not exceed fifty miles. This river was the eastern boundary of the land of Canaan, or Palestine, properly so called, which derived its name from the Philistines or Palestines originally inhabiting the coast.
الصفحة 21 - Government by the people; a form of government, in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation.
الصفحة 39 - Congress was also asked to make proper provision for disabled officers and soldiers, and for the widows and orphans of those who had lost their lives in the service of their country.
الصفحة 16 - Troy, includes three hundred and eight years. The fifth, from the destruction of Troy to the laying the foundation of the temple under Solomon, takes in an hundred and seventy-two years. The sixth, from the foundation of the temple to the building of Rome, includes two hundred and fiftyeight years. The seventh, from the building of Rome to Cyrus, comprehends two hundred and eight years.

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