Sketches of Imposture, Deception, and Credulity

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Zieber, 1845 - 283 páginas
 

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Página 39 - And they shall go forth and look upon the carcasses of the men that have transgressed against me; for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched, and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.
Página 226 - ... but could not, by the nicest scrutiny, discover the least symptom of life in him. We reasoned a long time about this odd appearance, as well as we could, and...
Página 265 - So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
Página 156 - Basilike, or the portraiture of his sacred majesty in his solitude and sufferings...
Página 110 - ... (For they will come out after us,) till we have drawn them from the city: for they will say. They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee before them.
Página 226 - ... examined his Arm, Heart, and Breath, but could not by the nicest Scrutiny discover the least Symptom of Life in him. We reasoned a long Time about this odd Appearance as well as we could, and...
Página 226 - We all three felt his pulse first ; it was distinct, though small and thready ; and his heart had its usual beating. He composed himself on his back, and lay in a still posture some time ; while I held his right hand, Dr. Baynard laid his hand on his heart, and Mr. Skrine held a clean lookingglass to his mouth. I found his pulse sink gradually, till at last I could not feel any by the most exact and nice touch.
Página 224 - ... years. At the end of that time the slaves of Adolius, to whom the inheritance of the mountain had descended, removed the stones to supply materials for some rustic edifice. The light of the sun darted into the cavern, and the Seven Sleepers were permitted to awake. After a slumber as they thought of a few hours, they were pressed by the calls of hunger; and resolved that Jamblichus, one of their number, should secretly return to the city to purchase bread for the use of his companions. The youth,...
Página 67 - A young girl, richly dressed, with a child in her arms, was set upon an ass superbly caparisoned. The ass was led to the altar in solemn procession. High mass was said with great pomp. The ass was. taught to kneel at proper places ; a hymn no less childish than impious was sung in his praise : and when the ceremony was ended, the priest, instead of the usual words with which he dismissed the people, brayed three times like an ass ; and the people, instead of the usual response, We bless the Lord,...
Página 46 - God, and published by his sacred command ; it being the first sign of warning for the benefit of all nations. Containing, with other great and remarkable things, not revealed to any other person on earth, the restoration of the Hebrews to Jerusalem, by the year of 1798 : under their revealed prince and prophet.

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