Hermon


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Her·mon

 (hûr′mən), Mount
The highest peak, 2,814 m (9,230 ft), of the Anti-Lebanon Range on the Syria-Lebanon border. It was sacred to the worshipers of Baal and is considered the traditional site of Jesus's transfiguration.

Hermon

(ˈhɜːmən)
n
(Placename) Mount a mountain on the border between Lebanon and SW Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon Range: represented the NE limits of Israelite conquests under Moses and Joshua. Height: 2814 m (9232 ft)

Her•mon

(ˈhɜr mən)

n.
Mount, a mountain in SW Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon range. 9232 ft. (2814 m).
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NOT long ago, the writer of these lines, In the mad pride of intellectuality, Maintained "the power of words"--denied that ever A thought arose within the human brain Beyond the utterance of the human tongue: And now, as if in mockery of that boast, Two words-two foreign soft dissyllables-- Italian tones, made only to be murmured By angels dreaming in the moonlit "dew That hangs like chains of pearl on Hermon hill,"-- Have stirred from out the abysses of his heart, Unthought-like thoughts that are the souls of thought, Richer, far wider, far diviner visions Than even the seraph harper, Israfel,(Who has "the sweetest voice of all God's creatures") Could hope to utter.
We can see the long, whale-backed ridge of Mount Hermon projecting above the eastern hills.
CANAAN he now attains, I see his Tents Pitcht about SECHEM, and the neighbouring Plaine Of MOREB; there by promise he receaves Gift to his Progenie of all that Land; From HAMATH Northward to the Desert South (Things by thir names I call, though yet unnam'd) From HERMON East to the great Western Sea, Mount HERMON, yonder Sea, each place behold In prospect, as I point them; on the shoare Mount CARMEL; here the double-founted stream JORDAN, true limit Eastward; but his Sons Shall dwell to SENIR, that long ridge of Hills.
While musing thus, I thought that the grass on Hermon never drank the fresh dews of sunset more gratefully than my feelings drank the bliss of this hour.
Meriones then killed Phereclus the son of Tecton, who was the son of Hermon, a man whose hand was skilled in all manner of cunning workmanship, for Pallas Minerva had dearly loved him.
Following their summer break the Orthopaedic Male Voice Choir open a busy autumn programme with a performance at The Hermon, Oswestry.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Martin, announced today that two of Thor's most experienced company leaders, Matt Zimmerman of Keystone RV Company and Chris Hermon of Heartland RV Company will assume the roles of RV Group Managers.
On Saturday, two rockets were fired from Syria toward Israel's Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights.
The round of strikes in Syria since the unusual rocket fire toward the Hermon on Saturday is cranking up tensions on the northern border.
Northern Ireland's only Independent MP, Lady Sylvia Hermon, claimed well below the average at PS134,183.
The ski resort on Mount Hermon in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights was closed after snow piled up overnight, reaching over 20 centimetres high, and continued to fall.
For example, Swedish archaeologists worked in the 20th century in different places in Cyprus and as pieces that are found are rarely intact, they might have, as associate professor Sorin Hermon, of the Cyprus Institute's research group on digital cultural heritage put it, "ended up with one hand of a statue while the foot was still in Cyprus".