The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians [&c.] Transl, Volume 3

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Page 138 - Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem, unto the Messiah the Prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks : the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself...
Page 137 - Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, to finish ihe transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy.
Page 16 - He might have found another subject of reflection, which would have more justly merited his tears and affliction, had he turned his thoughts upon himself, and considered the reproaches he deserved for being the instrument of shortening that fatal term to millions of people whom his cruel ambition was going to sacrifice in an unjust and unnecessary war.
Page 138 - And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease...
Page 450 - The battle then became a single combat, in some measure, between Artaxerxes and Cyrus, and the two brothers were seen transported with rage and fury, endeavouring^ like Eteocles and Polynices, to plunge their swords into each other's hearts, and to assure themselves of the throne by the death of their rival.
Page 18 - Xerxes commanded two other bridges to be built, one for the army to pass over, and the other for the baggage and beasts of burden.
Page 359 - I cannot indeed forbear admiring their courage and felicity, in sacrificing to their country's welfare, a life of which they would one day have been deprived by the common course of nature ; but then I cannot but be strongly affected with the cruel wound which their death has made in my heart ; nor forbear hating and detesting the Athenians, the authors of this unhappy war, as the murderers of my children. But, however...
Page 255 - Plataeans had done them any service since the war ?" and making them pass one after another, as they severally answered no, they were immediately butchered, and not one escaped. About two hundred were killed in this manner ; and twenty-five Athenians, who were among them, met with the same unhappy fate. Their wives, who had been taken prisoners, were made slaves. The Thebans afterwards peopled their city with exiles from Megara and Plataeae; but the year after they demolished it entirely.
Page 409 - ... to dress their suppers. This proceeded from the want of vigilance and experience in their generals, who, not suspecting the least danger, indulged themselves in taking their repose, and gave their soldiers the same liberty. The enemy had already fallen on with loud cries, and a great noise of their oars, when Conon, disengaging himself with nine galleys, of which number was the sacred ship, he stood away for Cyprus, where he took refuge with Evagoras.

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