Facts and Dates ; Or, the Leading Events in Sacred and Profane History and the Principal Facts in the Various Physical Sciences, the Memory Being Aided Throughout by a Simple and Natural Method

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William Blackwood and Sons, 1879 - Bible - 336 pages
 

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Page 56 - And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years; and also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.
Page 265 - CAUVIN. A Treasury of the English and German Languages. Compiled from the best Authors and Lexicographers in both Languages. Adapted to the Use of Schools, Students, Travellers, and Men of Business; and forming a Companion to all German-English Dictionaries. By JOSEPH CAUVIN, LL.D. & Ph.D., of the University of Gottingen, &c. Crown 8vo, 7s.
Page 265 - STORMONTH. Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language. Including a very Copious Selection of Scientific Terms. For Use in Schools and Colleges, and as a Book of General Reference. By the Rev. JAMES STORMONTH. The Pronunciation carefully Revised by the Rev. PH PHELP, MA Cantab. Tenth Edition, Revised throughout. Crown 8vo, pp. 800. 7s. 6d. Dictionary of the English Language...
Page 270 - It is difficult to estimate too highly the value of such a series as this in giving 'English readers' an insight, exact as far as it goes, into those olden times which are so remote and yet to many of us so close.
Page 265 - Thousand, revised to the present time. Crown 8vo, pp. 300, 3s. The Intermediate Geography. Intended as an Intermediate Book between the Author's ' Outlines of Geography/ and
Page 79 - Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will show thee. And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great ; and thou shalt be a blessing : And I will bless them that bless thee : and curse him that curseth thee : and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
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Page 79 - And the angel of the LORD called unto Abraham out of heaven the second time, and said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD...
Page 79 - And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
Page 265 - Of all the Manuals on Geography that have come under our notice, we place the one whose title is given above in the first rank. For fulness of information, for knowledge of method in arrangement, for the manner in which the details are handled, we know of no work that can, in these respects, compete with Mr Mackay's Manual ELEMENTS. A. KEITH JOHNSTON, LL.D., FRSE, FRGS, HM Geographer for Scotland, Author of the ' Physical Atlas,

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