A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, כרך 1

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H.G. Bohn, 1846 - 518 עמודים
 

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עמוד 33 - From the evidence it would appear that the submergence took place at the end of the fourteenth or the beginning of the fifteenth century.
עמוד 444 - My servants shall bring them down from Lebanon unto the sea : and I will convey them by sea in floats unto the place that thou shalt appoint me, and will cause them to be discharged there, and thou shalt receive them : and thou shalt accomplish my desire, in giving food for my household.
עמוד 140 - About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt: and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts.
עמוד 486 - And he took butter and milk and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
עמוד 486 - He asked water, and she gave him milk ; she brought forth butter in a lordly dish. She put her hand to the nail, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer ; and with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples.
עמוד 329 - December, 1617, when they received a new charter, forming them into a separate company, under the designation of the Master, Wardens, and Society of the Art and Mystery of Apothecaries of the City of London.
עמוד 64 - In the imperial coaches no great magnificence was to be seen ; they were covered over with red cloth and black nails. The harness was black, and in the whole work there was no gold. The panels were of glass, and on this account they were called the imperial glass coaches ; on festivals the harness was ornamented with red silk fringes. The imperial coaches were distinguished only by their having leather traces, but the ladies in the imperial suite were obliged to be contented with carriages the traces...
עמוד 23 - Often did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them at the same time to a farmer and neither the nobleman, chimney-sweep, nor farmer had roots in their possession, or wished to possess them. Before the tulip season was over, more roots were sold and...

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