Naboth the Jezreelite, and other poems

Paperback | July 5, 2012

byAnne Flinders

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...Most royal lady, I do owe thee thanks More than e'er subject to his sovereign paid! Enter Ahab. Jezebel to Baalmelbch. Hie thee away, and bless thy gods, and tell Thy fortune to thy kindred and thy friends. Exit Baalmelech Ahab! arise, go down and take possession Of that same vineyard which thy soul desired; For he that, when the sun arose, denied thee, And would not yield his land for gold, is dead, And can resist no more, Ahab. My queen beloved I And hast thou gained the sunny spot for me? E May Baal bless thy wisdom! I will go And see the place, and take it for mine own. Exit Arab. Naamah. The deep device hath prospered well, O queen! But much I marvel as to Shallum's death--How came such thing to pass? Jezebel. I cannot tell thee; But I rejoice at heart that thus it is. Now I will say it, I mistrusted him Even from the first;--I hate apostate slaves; They are not faithful, they do linger back After their old accustomed ways. Perverse, They serve nor Baal, nor their former gods. Shallum was weak and fearful, ever trembling Lest I should ask too much, and draw too deep On his obedience, and his new-found faith. Scene. Naboth's Vineyard. Enter Ahab, Abiram, Courtiers, and attendants. Ahab. The place is fair, and large, and most delightful; Here's sun, and shade, and water. See, Abiram, How wise my choice when I desired this vineyard. Abiram. Where is the man that hath presumed to doubt That Ahab's choice is perfect? Bring him here, And I will tell him he is blind and deaf, And hath not knowledge, even as a child's. 1st Courtier. A fool indeed he were. Ahab. I long have thought My choice was good in lands, and ye confirm me. Abiham. So good a choice was never known in Israel; Nor ever meeter vineyard for a king Hath smiled in verdant beauty to...

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...Most royal lady, I do owe thee thanks More than e'er subject to his sovereign paid! Enter Ahab. Jezebel to Baalmelbch. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217240941

ISBN - 13:9780217240949

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