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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 Poetry of the Pentateuch, Volume 1

Hobart Caunter - Bible - 1839 - 590 pages
...psalm, a composition of exquisite tenderness and beauty. 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 long; And they that wasted us required of...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - 572 pages
...plaintive lament of a peeled and woe-smitten people! "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 who wasted us required of...
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The Musical Madhouse

Hector Berlioz - Fiction - 2003 - 278 pages
...75. This is a reminiscence of the start of Psalm 137: '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.' 76. The word for 'brigand's' used by Berlioz is 'Macairian', referring to Robert Macaire, the brigand...
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Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal : an ...

Manning Marable - History - 2003 - 708 pages
...up the lament of a peeled and woe-smitten people. "By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down. Yes! 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 who wasted us, required of...
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Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology

Richard J. Mouw - Music - 2004 - 312 pages
...wept, when we remembered Zion 2 We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. 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. 4 How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land? 5...
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People Get Ready!: A New History of Black Gospel Music

Bob Darden - Music - 2004 - 456 pages
...we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hang 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, saying "Sing us one of the songs of Zion." How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land? (Psalms...
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Holy Moses: Holy Writ Revisited

Joseph E. Guretzki - Religion - 2004 - 406 pages
...longing for a return to Jerusalem in Abraham's story: 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 carried us away captive, required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth,...
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How Sweet the Sound: Music in the Spiritual Lives of Americans

David Ware Stowe - Music - 2004 - 366 pages
...destruction of the First Temple in the sixth century BCE: 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 carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth,...
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عاشق هميشه تنهاست: دفترى از ترجمه انگليسى و اصل فارسى شعرهاى برگزيده شاعر

سپهرى، سهراب - Persian poetry - 2004 - 224 pages
...Testament. In this psalm we read in the King James version: "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..." 5. The silent canvas of the prophet Jeremiah. This is evidently a reference to Rembrandt's well-known...
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Uptown Conversation: The New Jazz Studies

Robert G. O'Meally, Brent Hayes Edwards, Farah Jasmine Griffin - Education - 2004 - 460 pages
...How Shall We Sing The Lord's Songs In a Strange Land? ! By the rivers of Babylon, J There we sat down Yea, we wept when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows 105 In the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive Required of us a song: And they...
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