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Let Us Build Us a City Eleven Lost Towns by Donald Harington

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Published by Toby Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modern fiction,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • United States - South - Arkansas,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction,
  • History - General History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9406860M
ISBN 101592642039
ISBN 109781592642038
OCLC/WorldCa170038942

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A book of discovery, as a college professor and a high-school teacher conspire to seek out ""lost cities"" of their native Arkansas—cities that had once held out high hopes (usually based upon some natural substance—such as Sulphur City—or some natural feature—such as Cave City or Mound City) and eventually fell flat. Feb 09,  · Let Us Build Us a City is a stirring defense and timely renewal of our national literary vision. Let Us Bu ild Us a Cit y Trac y Daugher t y By the author of The Last Love Song: A Biography . Genesis And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. Read verse in King James Version. Geneva Study Bible. And they said, Go to, let us {e} build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. (e) They were moved with pride and ambition, preferring their own glory to God's privolie.coms Parallel Commentaries.

Mar 25,  · Let Us Build Us a City, (Take a look at Jared Diamond’s extraordinary book, “Collapse,” a review of cities and societies that failed because of fundamental misunderstandings of their environments). But almost none of these places was designed based on the facts of finite and shrinking resources, or too many citizens. 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. 5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. Go to, let us build us a city. Cf. Genesis , which represents Cain as the first city builder. And a tower. Not as a distinct erection, but as forming a part, as it were the Acre-polls, of the city (Bochart). Whose top may reach unto heaven. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. 5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower.

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. CSB. And they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the sky. A new day is dawning for all those who weep. The people in darkness have seen a great light. The Lord of our longing has conquered the night. Refrain: Let us build the city of God. May our tears be turned into dancing. For the Lord our light and our love has turned the night into day. Without such walls, just as Proverbs tells us, our city will be broken down. If we want to keep depression and anxiety at bay, we must rise up and build the four walls that surround our hearts. Those walls are as follows: (1)The Wall of the Mind, (2)The Wall of the Tongue, (3)The Wall of the Ears, and (4)The Wall of the Eyes. Genesis New International Version (NIV). 4 Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth.”.