Miscellaneous Works of Mr. John Greaves: Professor of Astronomy in the University of Oxford, ... . In Two Volumes, Volumen 1

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J. Hughs, 1737

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Página 252 - Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money : that take, and give unto them for me and th^e.
Página 27 - And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, What is your occupation ? that ye shall say, Thy servants...
Página 110 - They fetcht massy stones from the /Ethiopians, and made with these the foundation of the three Pyramids, fastening them together with lead and iron. They built the gates of them forty cubits...
Página 116 - ... galleries. At the end of it, on the right hand, is the well mentioned by Pliny ; the which is circular, and not square, as the Arabian writers describe...
Página 61 - Pyramid, a chamber, in which there was a hollow stone : in it was a statue of stone like a man, and within it a man, upon whom was a breast-plate of gold set with jewels ; upon...
Página 119 - ... we at length come to another partition. The length of the gallery, from the well below to this partition above, is an hundred fifty and four feet : but if we meafure the pavement of the floor, it is...
Página 46 - And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls, which is by the king's garden: (now the Chaldees were against the city round about:) and the king went the way toward the plain.
Página 92 - The reft of the Sides were examined by a Line, for want of an even Level, and a convenient Diftance to place my Mtrumeots , both which the Area, on the former fide, afforded.
Página 118 - ... and meeting above in a kind of arch, or rather an angle. On the eaft fide of this room, in the middle of it...
Página 111 - He also put in the coloured Pyramid the commentaries of the Priests in chests of black marble, and with every Priest a book, in which were the wonders of his profession, and of his actions, and of his nature, and what was done in his time, and what is, and what shall be, from the beginning of time to the end of it.