This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1742 Excerpt: ...Dictionary, on the Word Job, and Fpar.heim's Life of him;,r 's (/) Jobi. 3. (m) Gen. xviii. 19I A. M. liable to Exception, if his Birth were set 2276, &c. f Ant. Christ, a little lower, much about the Time of xJ--t'j Jacob's Death; and then Josephs who sur viv'd his Father about four and fifty Years, will be dead about sixteen Years, at which Time Job might justly deserve the extraordinary Character, which God gave him, and have no Man then alive, in Virtue and Integrity, able to compare with him. Hu former How considerable a Figure Job made fifejSt in the World, both in temporal and spiSufftring,. fuai Blessings, the Vastness of his Stock (which was the Wealth of that Age) consisting of seven thousand Sheep, three thousand Camels, five hundred Yokes of Oxen, and five hundred She-Asses j the Largeness of his Family, consisting of seven Sons, and three Daughters j and the Excellency of the Character, which God was pleas'd to give him, together with the Greatness of his Sentiments, and the Firmness and Constancy of his Mind in all he suffer'd, are a sufficient Demonstration; And yet we see, that, as soon as God submitted him to the Assaults of his spiritual Enemy, what a fad Catastrophe did befal him. The Sabaans ran away with his Asses; the Chaldeans plunder'd him pf his Camels $ a Fire from Heaven consum'd his Sheep and Servants; a Wind overwhelm'd all his Children j and, while the Sense of these Losses lay heavy upon his Spirits, his Body was smitten with a fore Disease, in so much that he, who, but a few Hours before, was the greatest Man in the Country, in whose Presence the young Men were afraid to appear, and before 'whom the Aged stood up, to whom Princes paid the most awful Reverence, and whom Nobles, in humble Silence, admir'dj divested of all H...
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Publius Vergilius Maro, more famous as Virgil, was an eminent Roman poet. One of his works became the national epic of the Roman Empire. His works are still widely translated and extensively read.Language Notes:
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