A History of Inventions and Discoveries: Alphabetically Arranged

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C. and J. Rivington, London, 1827 - 547 páginas
 

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Página 57 - And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal.
Página 436 - Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.
Página 484 - Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall.
Página 436 - And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell...
Página 226 - For as the lightning cometh out of ?. the east, and shineth even unto the west ; so shall the Coming of the SON OF MAN be.
Página 305 - They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand.
Página 290 - For while with their knife which they hold in one hand they cut the meate out of the dish, they fasten their forke which they hold in their other hand upon the same dish, so that whatsoever he be that sitting in the company of any others at...
Página 138 - 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.
Página 153 - Creed and the beginning of St John's Gospel within the compass of a farthing: what would he have said of our famous Peter Bales, who, in the year 1575, wrote the Lord's Prayer, the Creed, Decalogue, with two short prayers in Latin, his own name, motto, day of the month, year of the Lord, and reign of the queen, to whom he presented it at Hampton Court, all of it written within the circle of a single penny, inchased in a ring and borders of gold,' and covered with a crystal, so accurately wrought...
Página 181 - The Romish priests had masses said for almost every thing : if a ship went out to the Indies, the priests had a box in her, under the protection of some saint : and for masses, as their cant was, to be said for them to that saint, &c. the poor people must put something into the priest's box, which was not opened till the ship's return.

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