The old articles of furniture were in their old places; the Plagues of Egypt
, much the dimmer for the fly and smoke plagues of London, were framed and glazed upon the walls.
Secondly: People ashore have indeed some indefinite idea that a whale is an enormous creature of enormous power; but I have ever found that when narrating to them some specific example of this two-fold enormousness, they have significantly complimented me upon my facetiousness; when, I declare upon my soul, I had no more idea of being facetious than Moses, when he wrote the history of the plagues of Egypt
. But fortunately the special point I here seek can be established upon testimony entirely independent of my own.
Is this the future of Global Britain, a country in which more of us learn about the 10 plagues of Egypt
than how to speak the region's modern day language (number of Arabic A Level students: 835)?
But seen in the light of scriptural texts, horrific aftermath of 1971 looks more analogous to Nature's warnings, like the 'ten terrible plagues of Egypt
, a river of blood, many frogs and the death of the firstborn sons', sent down as clear signs to the obstinate Pharaoh to see the reason and allow Israelites to go with Moses or be prepared to face graver consequences.
The colds I get are not normal, much worse than man flu and could easily slot in between boils and locusts as one of the Biblical plagues of Egypt
It couldn't have been easy for the Israelites to see all the plagues of Egypt
erupt around them while the Egyptians' hate turned white hot against them (vv.
Among their topics are whether the Ten Commandments in the Medieval schools represented conformity or diversity, loving neighbor before God: the First Commandment in early modern lyric poetry, the Ten Commandments and pastoral care in late-Medieval and Early Modern Europe: an inquiry into expectation and outcomes, Latin mnemonic verses combining the Ten Commandments with the Ten Plagues of Egypt
transmitted in late Medieval Bohemia, and man and God: the first three commandments in the Polish Catholic catechisms of the 1560s-1570s.
Amid differing interpretations of the film's story, Jennifer clarified that her character is Mother Earth in Darren's psycho-thriller-horror treatise on the pillage of our planet, replete with biblical references of Cain and Abel, and the plagues of Egypt
Scott isn't known for his good judgment: his Plagues of Egypt
sequence in Exodus: Gods and Kings was so crass and literal-minded it derailed the film all by itself.
Malloy, "An Epidemiologic Analysis of the Ten Plagues of Egypt
," Cadaceus 12:1 (1996) pp.
All the kings of the world are invited to participate, as angels unleash the ancient plagues of Egypt
on the earth.
In unfortunate irony, Exodus, despite making a clear attempt to play down the mystical elements of the biblical fable--the various plagues of Egypt
are presented as environmental disasters rather than divine intervention--comes across more like filmed scripture than do many of the epics of the 1950s and '60s, by virtue of presenting characters that audiences can hardly understand, and with whom they can barely empathize.