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" I have seen at Medina and Tayf locust shops where these animals were sold by measure. In Egypt and Nubia they are only eaten by the poorest beggars.' ' The Arabs, in preparing locusts as an article of food, throw them alive into boiling water with which... "
Discoveries among the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon - Page 291
by Sir Austin Henry Layard - 1853 - 586 pages
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History of Arabia, Ancient and Modern:: Containing a Description ..., Volume 2

Andrew Crichton - Arabian Peninsula - 1833 - 464 pages
...almost every town there are shops where they are sold by measure. In preparing them the cook throws them alive into boiling water, with which a good deal...cleansed from the salt, and perfectly dried, after which they are put up into sacks or bags. Sometimes they are broiled in butter, and spread on the unleavened...
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The history of Arabia: Ancient and modern ...

Andrew Crichton - Arabian Peninsula - 1834
...almost every town there are shops where they are sold by measure. In preparing them the cook throws them alive into boiling water, with which a good deal...cleansed' from the salt, and perfectly dried, after which they are put up into sacks or bags. Sometimes they are broiled in butter, and spread on the unleavened...
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The Biblical Repository, Volume 4, Issues 13-16

Theology - 1834
...these animals were sold by measure. In Egypt and Nubia they are only eaten by the poorest beggars. The Arabs, in preparing locusts as an article of food,...after a few minutes they are taken out, and dried in ihe sun ; the head, feet, and wings are then torn off, the bodies are cleansed from the salt and perfectly...
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A gazetteer of the Old and New Testaments: to which is added the natural ...

William Fleming - 1838
...locust-shops, where these animals were sold by measure. In Egypt they are only eaten by the poorest beggars. The Arabs, in preparing locusts as an article of food,...which process whole sacks are filled with them by the Bedouitis. They are sometimes eaten broiled in butter, and they often contribute materials for a breakfast,...
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The Bible cyclopędia: or, Illustrations of the civil and natural history of ...

William Goodhugh, William Cooke Taylor - 1843
...sacks with the mixture of a little salt. Another way is to throw them alive into boiling water, in which a good deal of salt has been mixed; after a...minutes they are taken out and dried in the sun; the heads, feet, and wings are then torn off, the bodies are cleansed from the salt and perfectly dried,...
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The four little wise ones [a child's natural history of the ant, the rabbit ...

Four little wise ones - Ants - 1853 - 427 pages
...these animals were sold by measure. In Egypt and Nubia they are only eaten by the poorest beggars. The Arabs, in preparing locusts as an article of food,...head, feet, and wings, are then torn off, the bodies cleansed from the salt and perfectly dried; after which process, whole sacks are filled with them by...
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A concise dictionary of the Holy Bible: designed for the use of Sunday ...

James Covel - Bible - 1853 - 536 pages
...these animals were sold by measure. In Egypt and Nubia they are only eaten bj the poorest beggars. The Arabs, in preparing locusts as an article of food,...them alive into boiling water, with which a good deal 01 salt has been mixed ; after a few minutes, they are taken out and dried in the sun ; the head, feet,...
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An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy ..., Volume 3

Thomas Hartwell Horne, Samuel Davidson, Samuel Prideaux Tregelles - Bible - 1856
...Assyrians.3 The modern Arabs catch great quantities of locusts for food ; which they prepare by throwing them alive into boiling water, with which a good deal...feet, and wings are then torn off; the bodies are cleaned from the salt, and perfectly dried ; after which process whole sacks are filled with them by...
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The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the ..., Volume 2

William M. Thomson - Bible - 1859
...these animals were sold by measure. In Egypt and Nubia they are only eaten by the poorest beggars." " The Arabs, in preparing locusts as an article of food,...boiling water with which a good deal of salt has been 1 Prov. xxx. 27. 3 Ex. x. 4-14. mixed. After a few minutes they are taken out and dried in the sun...
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The Land and the Book: or, Biblical illustrations drawn from the ..., Volume 2

William McClure Thomson - Bible - 1859
...these animals were sold by measure. In Egypt and Nubia they are only eaten by the poorest beggars." "The Arabs, in preparing locusts as an article of...boiling water with which a good deal of salt has been 1 Prov. xxx. 27. " Ex. x. 4-H. ' 2 Chron. vii. 13. * Matt. iii. 4. mixed. After a few minutes they...
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