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Stran 75 - And, behold, I will give to thy servants, the hewers that cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.
Stran 86 - My bellows, too, have lost their wind; . My fire's extinct, my forge decayed, And in the dust my vice is laid. My coal is spent, my iron's gone, My nails are drove, my work is done ; My fire-dried corpse lies here at rest, And, smoke-like, soars up to be bless'd.
Stran 75 - But who is able to build him an house, seeing the heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain him? who am I then, that I should build him an house, save only to burn incense before him ? Now therefore send me a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue...
Stran 16 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Stran 102 - ... the left. You must now give proofs of principle, determination, and strength of mind, — or you must sink into idleness, and acquire the habits and character of a desultory, ineffective young man ; and if once you fall to that point, you will find it no easy matter to rise again. " I am sure that a young man may be very much what he pleases.
Stran 95 - ... to have been celebrated.* April, with us, is sometimes represented as a girl clothed in green, with a garland of myrtle and hawthorn buds ; holding in one hand primroses and violets, and in the other the zodiacal sign, Taurus, or the bull, into which constellation the sun enters during this month.
Stran 174 - ... above the surface, while a short piece under the same circumstances rises very slowly. In a chimney where one foot in height of the column of hot air is one ounce lighter than the same bulk of the external cold air, if the chimney be one hundred feet high, the air or smoke in it is propelled upwards with a force of one hundred ounces. In all cases, therefore, the draught, as it is called, of a chimney, is proportioned to its length.
Stran 27 - If a collection could be made", said the late Dr. Stanley, Bishop of Norwich, "of all the isolated and floating facts connected with the various branches of topographical knowledge, it is obvious that thus an invaluable body of information and ample store of materials might be amassed, of the utmost importance to the traveller, the antiquarian, the man of science, and the naturalist.
Stran 86 - Picts and Scots, who were frequently driven back and defeated by the garrison. It would appear that the Roman Castrum was on the site of the present castle, the outline of the camp being an ellipsis, with a double wall and moat round the summit of the hill, part of which latter still remains. From the foundations which have been discovered, and from two round towers hereafter to be mentioned, it is evident that the erection as formed by the Romans was a Polygon, probably a Heptagon, the towers of...
Stran 76 - Upon the outside were inscribed, in Egyptian characters, the various sums of money expended, in the progress of the work, for the radishes, onions, and garlic consumed by the artificers. This...

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