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" And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. "
Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages - Page 437
by Materials - 1846
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The history of the Fairchild family; or, The child's manual

Mary Martha Sherwood - 1822 - 326 pages
...burn them thoronghly : and they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar. 'And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 268 pages
...again. Avarice and ambition only were the first builders of towns, and founders of empire ; they said, " Go to, let us build us a city and a tower whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 3

1823 - 594 pages
...were, said, " with our tongues will we prevail; our lips are our own ; who is Lord over us."—" Let us build us a city and a tower whose top may reach to heaven :" that is, a very high tower, Deut. i. 28.—=-" And let us make us a name, lest," &c. The object...
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The Theological Works of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - 1824 - 420 pages
...burn them thoroughly, and they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar. — And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the...
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Scenes of British Wealth: In Produce, Manufactures, and Commerce, for the ...

Isaac Taylor - 1825 - 384 pages
...men journeyed eastward, they found the plains of Shinaar fertile and convenient ; and they said, " Go to, let Us build us a city, and a tower whose top may reach to heaven. They had brick for stone, which they burnt thoroughly, and slime (that is bitumen) had they for mortar."...
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Contemplations on the Historical Passages of the Old and New ..., Volume 1

Joseph Hall - 1825 - 714 pages
...in sinning, by how much we are more prone to evil than good. It was a proud word — " Come, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach to heaven." They were newly come down from the hills unto the plains, and now think of raising up of an hill of...
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Theron and Aspasio: Or, A Series of Dialogues and Letters, Upon ..., Volume 1

James Hervey - 1825 - 424 pages
...tongues. In this structure there were doubtless very strong traces of that arrogant boast, — ' Let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach to heaven,' Gen. xi. 4. t Alluding to that prodigious instance of profuseness, ostentation, and idolatrous madness,...
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Sermons on Various Subjects of Christian Doctrine and Duty, Volume 5

Nathanael Emmons - 1825 - 462 pages
...This is agreeable to the account, which the builders of Babel give of their design. " And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name," or as it may be rendered, a mark or sign, " lest...
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Prose works

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 298 pages
...again. Avarice and ambition only were the first builders of towns, and founders of empire ; they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the...
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The Works of John Owen, Volume 5

John Owen - 1826 - 686 pages
...cohabitation, with (perhaps) some reserves to provide for their safety against a second storm, they cry, ' Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the...
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