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Стр. 70 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel ; Ye have seen all the evil that I have brought upon Jerusalem, and upon all the cities of Judah ; and, behold, this day they are a desolation, and no man dwelleth therein...
Стр. 171 - ... double-shaped personages came up out of the sea to land, whose names were Euedocus, Eneugamus, Eneuboulus, and Anementus : afterwards in the time of Euedoreschus appeared another Anodaphus. After these reigned other kings, and last of all Sisithrus : so that in the whole, the number amounted to ten kings, and the term of their reigns to an hundred and twenty sari.
Стр. 319 - ... inftantly and loudly revolt. When uncommon and great innovations happen in the cuftoms of a country, writers are careful to trace their origin, to fix their introduction, and to obferve their influence. But when circumftances...
Стр. 318 - ... of a people will generally depend upon the genius of one man. A great monarch will give to the component parts the appearance of one defpotic whole; whilft the approaches to difobedience will ever be proportioned to the weaknefs of adminiftration.
Стр. 9 - L p. 6. the ancient theology of the country was said to have been described in the Hellenic character and language. This had no relation to the Hellenes of Greece, being as I observed before far prior to that nation.
Стр. 317 - Our greateft lawyers., hiftorians, and antiquaries, whofe object has been lefs to trace its origin than to mark its influence, have uniformly attributed this great foundation of the jurifprudence of modern Europe to the military policy of the Northern nations ; and feem in general rather to have confidered it as a confequence of thdt fituation, after their conquefts than as exifting previous to their irruptions.
Стр. 24 - He then proceeds to give a minute but accurate account of the silk-worm and the manner of its spinning, which I omit : and concludes with telling us that the country from whence this commodity comes is an island named Seria, which lies in a recess of the Erythrean Sea.
Стр. 228 - India, and other eaftern countries, the whole detail of government, from the mod ancient accounts down to the prefent hour, can hardly be defined by any other defcription. We obferve, in general, one Great King, to whom a number of fubordinate princes pay homage and tribute : all deviation from this fyftem feem» ing merely temporary and accU dental.