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The King o' Babylon grinned, but did not deign to reply.
My word, King o' Babylon," he muttered in the chief's ears as the boat's crew bent to the oars, "one fella boy make 'm trouble, I shoot 'm hell outa you first thing.
As the Persian imitated in the slender shafts and capitals of his architecture the stem and flower of the lotus and palm, so the Persian court in its magnificent era never gave over the nomadism of its barbarous tribes, but travelled from Ecbatana, where the spring was spent, to Susa in summer and to Babylon for the winter.
I will not tell you, poor old man, to go and visit the sepulchral chambers of the pyramids, of which ancient Herodotus speaks, nor the brick tower of Babylon, nor the immense white marble sanctuary of the Indian temple of Eklinga.
Simmun and gentlemen, I've been locked up here for safety, but my endeavours has always been, and always will be, to be on the right side--the blessed side and to prenounce the Pope of Babylon, and all her inward and her outward workings, which is Pagin.
Such follow him, as shall be registerd Part good, part bad, of bad the longer scrowle, Whose foul Idolatries, and other faults Heapt to the popular summe, will so incense God, as to leave them, and expose thir Land, Thir Citie, his Temple, and his holy Ark With all his sacred things, a scorn and prey To that proud Citie, whose high Walls thou saw'st Left in confusion, BABYLON thence call'd.
the city of Babylon is on fire, and he proposes to carry her from
In such a way Babylon rose and fell, and Nineveh, and Thebes, and Carthage, and Rome.
Hilla, Iraq (NINA) - Japanese Ambassador to Iraq, Fumio Iwai announced during his visit to the province of Babylon that: "The Japanese government and private companies consider with interest to conclude an agreement on implementing industrial and agricultural projects in Iraq in general, especially in Babylon, as the security situation and political witness stability better than previous years.
It points at why an empire called Babylon had to be destroyed and parceled out.
Synopsis: A deftly crafted work of historical fiction, author Melissa Riordan showcases the rise and reign of Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon in 600 BCE, and the lost world of the kingdom of Babylon, its conquest of Jerusalem and the aftermath that was to shape every succeeding generation of the children of Abrama.
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Notes: A non-mandatory pre-bid site walk through for all trades is scheduled for April 14, 2016: Babylon Jr / Sr HS at 3:00pm.
BAGHDAD, March 25 (KUNA) -- Twenty-six people were killed in a suicide attack on a football stadium in the governorate of Babylon, south of Baghdad, police said Friday.
Militants were able to transport the bombs, which exploded just before midnight (2100 GMT) on Thursday and were heard across the city centre, inside the walled compounds of the Ishtar and Babylon hotels in central Baghdad.