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Archive for March 21st, 2009

There are those who try to “work things up!”

 

                   What we need is a holy “breaking up.”  eab, 3/10/09

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Behind the king is a far greater King.

          Behind the prince, the Prince.

God allows governments, though,

          The anarchist is hard to convince.

Be subject soul to the higher powers,

          No power but God ordains.

A king that is good. gives God pleasures,

          But the bad ones “give him” pains. –eab, 3/21/07

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As soon as Mithridates (mĭthrĭ•dātēz) arrived at Paphlagonia, he made a speech to the soldiers.  When he saw that he had aroused their hatred of the Romans he invaded Bithynia… – 75 BC

                – James Ussher, Annals of the World (London: E.Tyler for J. Crook, 1658,

                                reprint, Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2003), 4111 (paragraph #).

 

All Asia was being most intolerably oppressed by Roman money-lenders and tax collectors and defected to Mithridates.  -75 BC

                – James Ussher, Annals of the World (London: E.Tyler for J. Crook, 1658,

                                reprint, Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2003), 4112 (paragraph #).

 

A little later he [Mithridates] came to a country that had not been ravaged by war for many years, so that a slave was sold for four drachmas and an ox for one drachma.  Goats, sheep, clothes and other things were equally cheap. – 72 BC

                – James Ussher, Annals of the World (London: E.Tyler for J. Crook, 1658,

                                reprint, Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2003), 4176 (paragraph #).

 

James Ussher died this date (3/21/1656) Reigate, Surrey, England.  He was born 1/4/1581 in Dublin, Ireland. 

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