Archaeologia: Or, Miscellaneous Tracts, Relating to Antiquity.., כרך 22

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Society of Antiquaries of London. Sold at the house of the Society [of Antiquaries], in Chancery-Lane; and by Messieurs Whiston, White, Robson Baker and Leigh, and Brown., 1829

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עמוד 284 - And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden ear-ring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold...
עמוד 284 - Stand, I pray thee, upon me, and slay me: for anguish is come upon me, because my life is yet whole in me. So I stood upon him, and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after that he was fallen: and I took the crown that was upon his head, and the bracelet that was on his arm, and have brought them hither unto my lord.
עמוד 197 - Then ignorance, with fabulous discourse, Robbing fair art and cunning of their right, Tells how those stones were by the devil's force From Afric brought to Ireland in a night, And thence to Britainy by magic course, From giants...
עמוד 69 - Western chivalry. The incessant volleys of lances and arrows were accompanied with the smoke, the sound, and the fire, of their musketry and cannon. Their small arms discharged at the same time either five, or even ten, balls of lead, of the size of a walnut; and, according to the closeness of the ranks and the force of the powder, several breastplates and bodies were transpierced by the same shot.
עמוד 125 - ... to the subject. Wherefore King John, who dreaded also the power of the justiciar, very readily consented to that article which now forms the eleventh chapter of magna carta, and enacts, "that communia placita non sequantur curiam regis, sed teneantur in aliquo loco certo...
עמוד 348 - Every of these pots had in them with the ashes of the dead one piece of copper money, with the inscription of the emperor then reigning: some of them were of Claudius, some of Vespasian, some of Nero, of Antoninus Pius, of Trajanus, and others.
עמוד 122 - Dot able to allow him a competent salary) his Majesty doth tacitly allow him that he shall shew the Regalia to strangers, which furnished him with so plentiful a lively-hood, that Sr Gilbert Talbot upon the death of his servant there, had an offer made to him off...
עמוד 93 - ... a fayre Dragon fitted with an Iron worke to be carried in a Belt of leather, which is buckled over the right shoulder, and under the left arme, having a Turnell of Iron with a ring through which the peece runneth up and downe...
עמוד 79 - OF 8PORTS. effects of archery at the battle of Hastings, compares the advantages of fire-arms with those of the bow, and assigns four reasons for deciding in favor of the latter. First, says he, " for that in a reasonable distance, it is of greater certainty and force. Secondly, for that it dischargeth faster ;* thirdly, for that more men may discharge therewith at once ; for only the first ranke dischargeth the piece, neither hurt they any but those that are in front ; but with the bow ten or twelve...
עמוד 91 - That piece is always reckoned best which has the longest barrel, from 5j to 6 feet, with a moderate bore ; though every fowler should have them of different sizes, suitable to the game he designs to kill. The barrel should be well polished and smooth within, and the bore of an equal bigness from one end to the other ; which may be proved by putting in a pices of pasteboard, cut of the exact roundness of the top; for it" this goes down without stops or slipping, yon may conclude the bore good.

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