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The Arena And The Throne

ISBN 9781154631708
REGISTERED: 10/06/17
UPDATED: 07/20/18
The Arena And The Throne
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text

  • The Arena And The Throne available on July 20 2018 from Indigo for 29.95
  • ISBN bar code 9781154631708 ξ1 registered July 14 2015
  • Product category is Book

  • # 978115463170

Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 Excerpt: ...and been at rest, Among the monarchs and despots of the earth, Who built solitary mansions for themselves; Or among chiefs, who abounded in gold, Who glutted their storehouse with silver. There the wicked cease to be a terror, There the wearied are at rest. The enslaved rest securely together, They hear no more the taskmaster''s voice. There the small and the great are the same; The slave is on a level with his dreaded lord. Why is light given to the wretched, and dignified, yet with a slight tinge of''censure, on account of the supposed sins of his friend. But, as the controversy continued, he became extremely sophistical, and painfully severe, especially in And life to the bitter in soul? Who long for death, but find it not; Who dig for it more than for hidden treasures; Who rejoice even to exultation, And triumph when they find the grave. For God hath shut out death from a man, To whom it would have been a repose. For ray groans anticipate my food, My lamentations burst forth like a torrent. For the terror which I dreaded has come upon me; That which I feared has befallen me. I have no tranquillity--I have no peace--I have no rest--I am grievously distressed. (Chap. iii. Wemyss'' translation.) Compare Jeremiah (xx. 14-18), Blayney''s version:--Cursed be the day on which I was born: The day on which my mother bare me, let it not be blessed. Cursed be the man who brought the news to my father, Saying, There is a male child born to thee, Making him exceedingly glad. And let the man be as the cities Which Jehovah overthrew, and repented not; Even hearing an outcry in the morning, And an alarm at the time of noon. Who did not slay me from the womb, So that my mother might have been my grave, Even the womb of her that conceived me, forever. Where...

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