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A Tale Of Jerusalem

Auhtor: Edgar Allan Poe

Language: english
Published: 1832

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Tale Of Jerusalem':

... Abel-Phittim to Buzi-Ben-Levi and Simeon the Pharisee, on the tenth day of the month Thammuz, in the year of the world three thousand nine hundred ...
... Gizbarim, or sub-collectors of the offering, in the holy city of Jerusalem. Verily, replied the Pharisee, let us hasten: for this generosity in the ...
... the Ammonites proved wanting to their own interests? Methinks it is no great stretch of generosity to allow us lambs for the altar of the Lord, receiving in ...
... little knot of saints whose manner of dashing and lacerating the feet against the pavement was long a thorn and a reproach to less zealous devotees- a ...
... Have we lived to see the day when- Let us not question the motives of the Philistine, interrupted Abel-Phittim, for to-day we profit for the first ...
... erected upon its inner edge. This wall was adorned, at regular interspaces, by square towers of white marble the lowest sixty, and the highest one ...
... tower called Adoni-Bezek- the loftiest of all the turrets around about Jerusalem, and the usual place of conference with the besieging army- they looked ...
... locusts in the wilderness! The valley of The King hath become the valley of Adommin. And yet, added Ben-Levi, thou canst not point me out a Philistine- ...
... which appeared to issue from the regions of Pluto- lower away the basket with the accursed coin which it has broken the jaw of a noble Roman to pronounce! ...
... up the crags of the precipice, and fainted away against the temple- El Elohim!- who is the God Phoebus?- whom doth the blasphemer invoke? Thou, Buzi-Ben-Levi! ...
... who dabble with the Teraphim!- is it Nergal of whom the idolater speaketh?- or Ashimah?- or- Nibhaz?- or Tartak?- or Adramalech?- or Anamalech?- or ...
... lowered down among the multitude and, from the giddy pinnacle, the Romans were seen gathering confusedly round it but owing to the vast height and ...
... Moses! are they weighing the shekels of the tabernacle? They have given the signal at last! cried the Pharisee- they have given the signal at last!- ...
... mist. Booshoh he!- as, at the conclusion of an hour, some object at the extremity of the rope became indistinctly visible - Booshoh he! was the exclamation ...
... with us!- let us raise up our voices in a psalm!- let us give thanks on the shawm and on the psaltery- on the harp and on the huggab- on the cythern and ...
... to their perception a hog of no common size. Now El Emanu! slowly, and with upturned eyes ejaculated the trio, as, letting go their hold, the ...
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