Our Place Among Infinities: A Series of Essays Contrasting Our Little Abode in Space and Time with the Infinities Around Us. To which are Added Essays on Astrology and the Jewish Sabbath
H.S. King & Company, 1876 - 323 páginas
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Página 192 - Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, Even to make the poor of the land to fail, Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? And the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, Making the ephah small, and the shekel great, And falsifying the balances by deceit?
Página 190 - I spake not unto your fathers, nor commanded them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt-oflerings and sacrifices: But this thing commanded I them, saying, obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people; and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you that it may be well with you.
Página 189 - And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the Lord thy God brought thee out thence through a mighty hand and by a stretched out arm: therefore the Lord thy God commanded thee to keep the sabbath day.
Página 189 - If I beheld the sun when it shined, Or the moon walking in brightness; And my heart hath been secretly enticed, Or my mouth hath kissed my hand; This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: For I should have denied the God that is above.
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