Ancient Egypt: Her Monuments, Hieroglyphics, History and Archæology, and Other Subjects Connected with Hieroglyphical Literature

Winchester, 1844 - 66 sider

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Side 24 - And they did bind the breastplate by his rings unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that it might be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that the breastplate might not be loosed from the ephod ; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Side 23 - Can the theologian derive no light from the pure primeval faith, that glimmers from Egyptian hieroglyphics, to illustrate the immortality of the soul and a final resurrection ? Will not the historian deign to notice the prior origin of every art and science in Egypt, a thousand years before the Pelasgians studded the isles and capes of the Archipelago with their forts and temples? and long before Etruscan civilization had smiled under Italian skies?
Side 51 - Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term.
Side 41 - Solon, Solon, you Greeks are always children, nor is there such a thing as an aged Grecian among you : all your souls are juvenile ; neither containing any ancient opinion derived from remote tradition, nor any discipline hoary from its existence in former periods of time.
Side 24 - With the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, shalt thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel: thou shalt make them to be set in ouches of gold.
Side 4 - Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, and that mine adversary had written a book.
Side 23 - ... using the selfsame form of knife of old, as is considered the best form now — a weaver throwing the same hand-shuttle — a white-smith using that identical form of blowpipe, but lately recognized to be the most efficient — the seal-engraver cutting, in hieroglyphics, such names as...
Side 29 - Abraham's birth, than to take away any part of those 352 years given. For if we advisedly consider the state and countenance of the world, such as it was in Abraham's time, yea, before Abraham was born, we shall find that it were very ill done of us, by following opinion without the guide of reason, to pare the times over-deeply between Abraham and the Flood; because in cutting them too near the quick the reputation of the whole story might perchance bleed...
Side 33 - Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite ; for he is thy brother : thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian ; because thou wast a stranger in his land. 8 The children that are begotten of them shall enter into the congregation of the LORD in their third generation.
Side 56 - ... sacred animals to be brought to him, especially those which were held in more particular veneration in the temples, and he forthwith charged the priests to conceal the images of their gods with the utmost care. Moreover he placed his son Sethos, who was also called...

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