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" BY THE rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth,... "
Scripture Natural History - Page 101
by Alexander Fletcher - 1845
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1826 - 892 pages
...the children of Israel lamented their captivity :— " Ну the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept when we remembered Zion : we hanged our harps upon tlie willows in the midst thereof.'* The wicker-baskets made by our forefathers are the subject of...
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The Age of Reason: In Two Parts

Thomas Paine - Christianity - 1827 - 186 pages
...Babylon, which did not happen till that distance of time. " By the rivers of Babylon we sat down ; yea, we wept when we remembered Zion . We hanged our...harps upon the willows , in the midst thereof; for there they that carried us away captive, required of us a song, saying, sing ua one of the songs of...
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The Magazine of the Reformed Dutch Church, Volume 2

1827 - 396 pages
...more tender and moving, than that feeling lamentation, " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down ; yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion ; we hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." The Jewish Rabbins enumerate five things, in which the second, was inferior to the first Temple. The...
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The Works of Samuel Parr, Ll.D. ...: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings ...

Samuel Parr, John Johnstone - 1828 - 738 pages
...children also shall sit upon thy throne for evermore." Again, the 137th Psalm, verse 3 — " For there they that carried us away captive required of us a...song, and they that wasted us, required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion." The foregoing examples will assist your memory, and, I hope,...
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The Works of Samuel Parr, Ll.D. ...: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings ...

Samuel Parr, John Johnstone - 1828 - 734 pages
...children also shall sit upon thy throne for evermore." Again, the 137th Psalm, verse 3—" For there they that carried us away captive required of us a...song, and they that wasted us, required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion." The foregoing examples will assist your memory, and, I hope,...
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The modern martyr, Volume 2

Timothy East - 1828 - 246 pages
...Him who had cast her lot in u more pleasant heritage. " By the rivers of Babvlon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." No sound was to be heard but that of the church-going bell, calling the people of the village and the...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 4

Theology - 1822 - 688 pages
...sons and daughters of Jerusalem. Verses 1, and 2. — " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." I have already remarked that poetry is the language of emotion ; and the emotions here described are...
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Travels in Chaldĉa, Including a Journey from Bussorah to Bagdad, Hillah ...

Robert Mignan - Babylonia - 1829 - 390 pages
...RIVER. 195 ters of Israel hung their harps and wept: " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion : we hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." Psalm cxxxvii. ver. 1, 2. This is the woful lamentation of one of the Jewish captives of Babylon, either...
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Travels in Chaldĉa: Including a Journey from Bussorah to Bagdad, Hillah ...

Robert Mignan - Babylon (Extinct city) - 1829 - 378 pages
...which the daughters of Israel hung their harps and wept. " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion: we hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof." Psalm cxxxvii. ver. 1,2. This is the woful lamentation of one of the Jewish captives of Babylon, either...
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The Geography System of Herodotus Examined and Explained, by a Comparison ...

James Rennell - Geography, Ancient - 1830 - 586 pages
...captive Jews, by the author of the cxxxviith psalm : " By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. " We hanged...harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. " For there they that carried us away captive, required of us a song: and they that wasted us, required of...
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