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" ... lightened over all the city of Rome from the one corner to the other; and there was not so little a street but it gave such a light that it seemed two torches there... "
Thomas Alva Edison: Sixty Years of an Inventor's Life - Page 123
by Francis Arthur Jones - 1908 - 362 pages
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Narratives of Sorcery and Magic, from the Most Authentic Sources

Thomas Wright - Magic - 1852 - 420 pages
...of stories entitled the Seven Sages, and frequently elsewhere. VIRGIL AND THE SULTAN'S DAUGHTER. 75 over all Rome. And upon a time went the burgesses'...and' with her hand touched the bow, and then the bolt [arrow] flew out and brake the lamp that Virgilius made. And it was wonder that the maiden went not...
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Household Words, Volume 8

Charles Dickens - English literature - 1854
...man that held in hjs hand a metal bow that pointed ever upon the lamp for to shoot it out, but alway burned the lamp, and gave light over all Rome. And...the burgesses' daughters to play in the palace, and beheld the metal man ; and one of them asked, in sport, why he shot not ; and then she came to the...
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Glass in the Old World

Madeline Anne Wallace- Dunlop - Glass manufacture - 1882 - 272 pages
...pointed ever upon the lamp for to shoot it out, but always burned the lamp and gave light all over Rome. And upon a time went the burgesses' daughters to play in the palace, and beheld the metal man, and one of them asked in sport why he shot not ; and then she came to the man...
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Glass in the Old World

Madeline Anne Wallace- Dunlop - Glass manufacture - 1882 - 272 pages
...the palace made he a metal man that held in his hand a metal bow that pointed ever upon the lamp for to shoot it out, but always burned the lamp and gave light all over Rome. And upon a time went the burgesses' daughters to play in the palace, and beheld the...
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Stories of Invention Told by Inventors and Their Friends

Edward Everett Hale - Inventions - 1885 - 297 pages
...the palace made he a metal man that held in his hand a metal bow that pointed ever upon the lamp for to shoot it out; but always burned the lamp and gave...the burgesses' daughters to play in the palace and beheld the metal man ; and one of them asked in sport, why he shot not ? And then she came to the man...
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