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" ... rises. Something like this we saw actually come to pass : for the water was stained to a surprising redness ; and, as we observed in travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned doubtless by a sort of minium, or red... "
The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels - Page 20
1815
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...observed in travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned doubtless by a sort of minium, or red earth, washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from Adonis's blood." AUiion. Thammuz was the god of the Syrians, the same with...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...observed in travelling, had discoloured " the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned " doubtless by a sort of minium, or red earth, washed " into the river by the violence of the rain, and not " by any stain from Adonis's blood.'1 . The passage in the catalogue, explaining the manner...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...observed in travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned doubtless by a sort of minium, or red earth, washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from Adonis's blood." The passage in the catalogue, explaining the maniier how...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...observed in travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned doubtless by a sort of minium, or red earth, washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from Adoiiis's blood.' The passage in the catalogue, explaining the manner how...
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The British Essayists, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned doubtless by a sort of mininm, or red earth, washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from Adonis's blood.' The passage in the catalogue, explaining the manner how...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 7

Greek literature - 1813
...in travelling) had tlinciduiin.d the sea a great way, into a red'ish hue occasioned, doubtless, by a sort of minium or red earth washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from the blood of Adonis.' The prophet Ezekiel beheld the women at Jerusalem weeping...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson (advocate.) - English essays - 1819
...observed in travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned doubtless by a sort of minium, or red earth, washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from Adonis's blood.' The passage in the catalogue, explaining the manner how...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...observed in traveling) had discoloured the sea a great way, into a reddish hue occasioned, doubtless, by a sort of minium or red earth washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from the blood of Adonis.' The prophet Ezekiel beheld the women at Jerusalem weeping...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...observed in travelling, had discoloured the sea a great way into a reddish hue, occasioned doubtless by a sort of minium, or red earth, washed into the river by the violence of the rain, and not by any stain from Adonis's blood,' The passage in the catalogue, explaining the manner how...
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