But to come to those who, by their own ability and not through fortune, have risen to be princes, I say that Moses
, Cyrus, Romulus, Theseus, and such like are the most excellent examples.
Sam," said one of the runners to the other, "you look to our civil friend here, and I'll grab Moses
when he brings up the lunch.
After supper she got out her book and learned me about Moses
and the Bulrushers, and I was in a sweat to find out all about him; but by and by she let it out that Moses
had been dead a considerable long time; so then I didn't care no more about him, because I don't take no stock in dead people.
Bless his counsels, his undertakings, and his work; strengthen his kingdom by Thine almighty hand, and give him victory over his enemy, even as Thou gavest Moses
the victory over Amalek, Gideon over Midian, and David over Goliath.
This fanciful writer pretends that its name was given to it after the passage of the Israelites, when Pharaoh perished in the waves which closed at the voice of Moses
They alluded to God's creation of a wife from Adam's rib "and for this cause a man shall leave father and mother, and cleave unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh," and that "this is a great mystery"; they prayed that God would make them fruitful and bless them, like Isaac and Rebecca, Joseph, Moses
and Zipporah, and that they might look upon their children's children.
What was Moses
in Egypt but a sublime oratorio, which was acted on the stage instead of being coldly sung in a concert-room?
These three names are common and familiar in every nook and corner of heaven, clear from one end of it to the other - fully as well known as the eighty Supreme Archangels, in fact - where as our Moses
, and Adam, and the rest, have not been heard of outside of our world's little corner of heaven, except by a few very learned men scattered here and there - and they always spell their names wrong, and get the performances of one mixed up with the doings of another, and they almost always locate them simply IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM, and think that is enough without going into little details such as naming the particular world they are from.
And therefore shall not MOSES
, though of God Highly belov'd, being but the Minister Of Law, his people into CANAAN lead; But JOSHUA whom the Gentiles JESUS call, His Name and Office bearing, who shall quell The adversarie Serpent, and bring back Through the worlds wilderness long wanderd man Safe to eternal Paradise of rest.
Near Toro are several wells, which, as the Arabs tell us, were dug by the order of Moses
to quiet the clamours of the thirsty Israelites.
Get off your foot, or I'll throw the leg of Moses
at you," was the next command from the tiny feathered thing.
To him Abraham and Moses
, and all the holy men of old, were like the warrior chieftains whom he knew and of whom the minstrels sang.