The life of Mohammed (Google eBook)

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עמוד 104 - God, a night spent in arms, is of more avail than two months of fasting and prayer; whosoever falls in battle, his sins are forgiven; at the day of judgment his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk; and the loss of his limbs shall be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim.
עמוד 135 - God ! if my course were not stopped by this sea, " I would still go on, to the unknown kingdoms " of the West, preaching the unity of thy holy " name, and putting to the sword the rebellious " nations who worship any other gods than " thee *." Yet this Mahometan Alexander, who sighed for new worlds, was unable to preserve his recent conquests.
עמוד 131 - Sophia, he proceeded to the august but desolate mansion of a hundred successors of the great Constantine, but which, in a few hours, had been stripped of the pomp of royalty. A melancholy reflection on the vicissitudes of human greatness forced itself on his mind, and he repeated an elegant distich of Persian poetry...
עמוד 63 - Zeid had determined the matter concerning her, and had resolved to divorce her, we joined her in marriage unto thee ; lest a crime should be charged on the true believers, in marrying the wives of their adopted sons, when they...
עמוד 71 - SAY, I fly for refuge unto the LORD of men, the king of men, the GOD of men, that he may deliver me from the mischief of the whisperer who slily withdraweth,* J who whispereth evil suggestions into the breasts of men ; from genii and men.
עמוד 37 - I know no man in all Arabia who can offer his kindred a more excellent thing than I now do you ; I offer you happiness both in this life, and in that which is to come : God Almighty hath commanded me to call you unto him ; who, therefore, among you will be assisting to me herein, and become my brother, and my vicegerent?
עמוד 102 - (to use the words of a very learned person) "seems to be this: to unite the professors of the three different religions then followed in the populous country of Arabia, who for the most part lived promiscuously, and wandered without guides, the far greater number being idolaters, and the rest Jews and Christians, mostly of erroneous and heterodox belief, in the knowledge and worship of one eternal, invisible GOD, by whose power all things were made, and...
עמוד 55 - LORD shall have gardens through which rivers flow, they shall continue therein for ever: this is the gift of GOD; for what is with GOD shall be better for the righteous than short-lived worldly prosperity. There are some of those who have received the scriptures, who believe in GOD, and that which hath been sent down unto you, and that which hath been sent down to them, submitting...
עמוד 158 - ... inhabitants. In Jesus we see the adorable Prince of peace, the friend and Saviour of the world, riding meekly to the holy city, hailed with the acclamations and blessings of much people, whom he had rescued from sin and death, wiping the tears from all eyes, and healing every sickness and every disease. And here the comparison must cease. The events that followed in our Saviour's life are too august to be placed in competition with any mortal power, and can be comprehended only by minds habituated...
עמוד 46 - Praise be unto him, who transported his servant by night, from the sacred temple of Mecca to the farther temple of Jerusalem, 1 the circuit of which we have blessed, that we might show him some of our signs; for God is he who heareth and seeth.

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