A Dictionary of Proper Names and Notable Matters in the Works of Dante

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Clarendon Press, 1898 - 616 pagine
 

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Pagina 323 - And Jephthah vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou shalt without fail deliver the children of Ammon into mine hands, then it shall be, that whatsoever cometh forth of the doors of my house to meet me, when I return in peace from the children of Ammon, shall surely be the LORD'S, and I will offer it up for a burnt offering.
Pagina 188 - But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank : therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.
Pagina 249 - Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass, in your purses ; nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves ; (for the workman is worthy of his meat...
Pagina 382 - And there was war in heaven, Michael and his " angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon " fought and his angels, and prevailed not, neither " was their place found any more in heaven.
Pagina 180 - This image's head was of fine gold, his breast and his arms of silver, his belly and his thighs of brass, His legs of iron, his feet part of iron and part of clay.
Pagina 283 - The vain titles of the victories of Justinian are crumbled into dust ; but the name of the legislator is inscribed on a fair and everlasting monument. Under his reign, and by his care, the civil jurisprudence was digested in the immortal works of the CODE, the PANDECTS, and the INSTITUTES ; the public reason of the Romans has been silently or studiously transfused into the domestic institutions of Europe, and the laws of Justinian still command the respect or obedience of independent nations.
Pagina 209 - Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast : for it is the number of a man ; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
Pagina 212 - And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the Lord : and I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.
Pagina 323 - And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! Thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble me: for I have opened my mouth unto the Lord, and I cannot go back.
Pagina 388 - Magna eletto in re de' romani, e venendo per la sua coronazione a Roma, centra il piacere del detto Giovanni papa essendo in Roma, fece contra gli ordinamenti ecclesiastici un frate minore, chiamato frate Pietro della Corvara, papa, e molti cardinali e vescovi; e quivi a questo papa si fece coronare. E, nata poi in molti casi della sua autorità quistione, egli e...

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