The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, Volume 6
G.G. and J. Robinson; W. Richardson and Company; H. Gardner; W. Otridge and Son; R. Baldwin ... [and 16 others]. By Darton and Harvey, 1800 - History, Ancient
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Page 103 - And as I was considering, behold, an he goat came from the west on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the ground : and the goat had a notable horn between his eyes.
Page 103 - And I saw him come close unto the ram, and he was moved with choler against him, and smote the ram, and brake his two horns : and there was no power in the ram to stand before him, but he cast him down to the ground, and stamped upon him : and there was none that could deliver the ram out of his hand.
Page 103 - I saw the ram pushing westward, and northward, and southward; so that no beasts might stand before him, neither was there any that could deliver out of his hand; but he did according to his will, and became great.
Page 186 - To our friends we give corn, which we procure by the labour of our oxen ; with them we offer wine to the gods in our cup ; and with regard to our enemies, we combat them at a distance with our arrows, and near at hand with our javelins.
Page 229 - ... part of his foot, did not behave like the great Darius, who, in a like disaster, was the first that fled ; on the contrary, he continued in the field, as long as one battalion or squadron stood their ground ; but at last, having received a wound in the shoulder, he retired upon his elephant ; and was easily distinguished from the rest by the greatness of his...
Page 83 - The courage of the combatants increased with the danger; and each side, animated by the most powerful motives, fought like lions. Wherever the battering-rams had beat down any part of the wall, and the bridges were thrown out, instantly the Argyraspides mounted the breach with the utmost valour, being headed by Admetus, one of the bravest officers in the army, who was killed by the thrust of a partisan * as he was encouraging his soldiers.
Page 91 - The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Page 103 - And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was at Shushan in the palace, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in a vision, and I was by the river of Ulai.
Page 103 - Then I lifted up mine eyes, and saw, and, behold, there stood before the river a ram which had two horns ; and the two horns were high ; but one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.