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Author of "LECTURES TO THE YOUNG."
WITH A PREFACE,
BY THE REV. HENRY TOWNLEY.
PRINTED BY A. G. BALFOUR, AT THE GOVERNMENT
And the boys grew, and Esau was a cunning
hunter, a man of the field, and Jacob was a plain
man, dwelling in tents. Gen. 25. 27.
LECT. XXVI. Jacob obtaineth the
And he said, thy brother came with subtilty,
and hath taken away thy blessing. And he said, Is
not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted
me these two times: he took away my birth-right;
and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing.
And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for
And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set upon
the earth, and the top of it reached to Heaven:
and behold the Angels of God ascending and de-
scending on it. Gen. 28. 12.
And Jacob vowed a vow. Gen. 28. 20.
LECT. XXIX. Rachel the Shepher-
And while he yet spake with them, Rachel
came with her father's sheep, for she kept them.
LECT. XXX. Jacob and Laban; or
And Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks.
And Jacob went on his way, and the Angels
LECT. XXXII. The Meeting between
Esau and Jacob; or The Reconciled Bro-
And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced
him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and
LECT. XXXIII. Rebekah's Nurse, 131
But Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was
buried beneath Bethel under an oak. Gen. 35. 8.
LECT. XXXVI. Joseph and his Bre-
And when his Brethren saw that their Father
loved him more than all his Brethren, they hated
LECT. XXXVII. Joseph's Dream, 182
And they said one to another, Behold, this
LECT. XXXVIII. Joseph sold for a
Then there passed by Midianites, merchant-
men; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the
pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites, for twenty
pieces of silver; and they brought Joseph into
And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he
served him and he made him overseer over his
house, and all that he had he put into his hand.
And Joseph's master took him and put him.
into the prison, in a place where the king's prisoners
were bound: and he was there in prison. Gen.