Les Simulachres Et Historiees Faces de La Mort

Les Simulachres Et Historiees Faces de La Mort

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...Gideon (Judges viii. 19), Gideon would have pardoned them. And becaufe they killed them, they were ilain by Gideon. The fons of Ifrael took Adonibezek (Judges i. 6, 7), and having cut off the tips and ends of his hands (as he had done to feventy kings), they led him to jerufalem, & there he died. A woman,; the head of Abimelech a piece of a millftone, broke his fkull (Judges ix. 53); and he called his armour-bearer, & commanded that he fhould kill him. And our Lord rendered to him the evil which he had done, in putting to death his feventy brothers. When Eli heard that the ark of the Lord had been taken (1 Sam. iv. I8), he fell from his feat backward by the fide of the gate, andhaving broken his neck he died. David, a young ftripling and all unarmed, and having no praetife in arms, aifaulted the proud & blafphemous Goliath, and killed him with his own fword. (1 Sam. xvii. 49-51) Saul, moved I know not by what envy, perfecuted David. At laft he took his own fword, and; himfelf upon it, killed himfelf. (I Sam. xxxi. 4.) _ The irft fon of David violated his filter Thamar, and a little after was killed by the order of Abfalom her brother, as he was feafting with him. (2 Sam. xiii. 28.) Through the luft of ruling, Abfalom did very much af"fii(: 't his father David. (2 Sam. xviii.) But before he arrived at his objeet he was hanged between Heaven and Earth. Ahitophel, feeing that his counfel was not accepted which he had given againft David (2 Sam. xvii. 23), went away to his houfe and died on the gibbet. Sheba the fon of Bichri excited the people againft David in the city of Abel. (2 Sam. . 22.) Where he thought...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236754165