Archaeologia: Or, Miscellaneous Tracts, Relating to Antiquity.., Volume 4

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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., 1786

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Page 303 - And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither : so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.
Page 322 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
Page 320 - And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth.
Page 223 - Saxa movere sono testudinis et prece blanda Ducere, quo vellet. Fuit haec sapientia quondam, Publica privatis secernere , sacra profanis, Concubitu p'rohibere vago, dare iura maritis, Oppida moliri , leges incidere ligno: 400 Sic honor et nomen divinis vatibus atque Carminibus venit.
Page 256 - Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools; and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
Page 392 - ... fo different from that of the towers erected in the reigns of William Rufus, and Henry I. and II. and the ornaments are fo different from thofe which •were in ufe in the reign of Edward II. (when pointed arches had long been introduced, and were...
Page 247 - And Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians to the LORD our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before their eyes, and will they not stone us? We will go three days' journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice to the LORD our God, as he shall command us.
Page 392 - Saxon architects, as the far greater number of his fubjects were Saxons; and I am rather induced to form this conclufion, becaufe I can find no authentic account whatever of the deftruction of the caftle built in Canute's time, either by war or by accident ; or of its being taken down in order to erect the prefent ftructure, as is fuppofed by fome.
Page 307 - Eighth. It contains the whole duty of the lord chamberlain, and of the officers in his department; is the original copy kept for the information of that earl; and had been compiled by order of, and approved by, the King himself in council.

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