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Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785 ... - Page 60
by Constantin-François Volney - 1788
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1787
...of tl>e dtfart. Such in fail is their quality ; and their heat is fometimes fo exceflive, that i: if difficult to form any idea of its violence without...out the bread. When thefe winds begin to blow, the atmofphere aflumcs an alarming afpeft. The Gey, a: other times fo clear in this climate, becomes dark...
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Annual Register, Volume 29

History - 1789
...denomination ofpor/ovsu! \vinds f ; or, more correctly, hot чл-iuds of the JcJert. Such, in fact, is their quality ; and their heat is fometimes fo...out the bread. When thefe winds begin to blow, the atmofphere affumcs an alarming afpeû. The iky, at other times fo clear, in this climate, becomes dark...
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Annual Register, Volume 29

Edmund Burke - History - 1789
...the denomination of pcifonoui winds t ; or, more correélly, hot iviads tf the JeJert. Such, in fail, is their quality ; and their heat is fometimes fo...oven at the moment of drawing out the bread. When ¡hefe winäs begin to blow, the atmofphere afiumes an alarming afpeft. The iky, at other times fo...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1789
...wind furprizes remote from fliehe: ; any idea of its violence, without having experienced it; but jt may be compared to the heat of a large oven at the...out the bread. When thefe winds begin to blow, the atmofphere affumes an alarming afpeñ. The iky, he muft fufter all its horrible efat other times fo...
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Travels in Syria and Egypt, During the Years 1783, 1784, & 1785, Volume 1

Constantin-François Volney - Egypt - 1801
...it is difficult to form any idea of its violence without having felt.it; bat, it may be compared tp the heat of a large oven at the moment of drawing out the bread. When thefe winds blow, the atmofphere affumes an alarming appearance. The fky, at other times fo clear, in this climate,...
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Oriental customs: or, An illustration of the Sacred Scriptures by ..., Volume 2

Samuel Burder - Bible - 1807
...assumes a most alarming aspect. The heat produced by these southern winds has been compared to that of a large oven at the moment of drawing out the bread ; and to that of a flame blown upon the face of a person standing near the fire which excites it. Compare...
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Thalaba the destroyer, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1809
...Shamyela, or wind of Syria, from which is formed the Samiel, Their heat is sometimes so excessive, that it is difficult to form any idea of its violence...oven at the moment of drawing out the bread. When these winds begin to blow, the atmosphere assumes an alarming aspect. The sky, at other times so clear...
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Thalaba the Destroyer, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1809
...heat is sometimes so excessive, that it is difficult to form any idea of its violence without baring experienced it ; but it may be compared to the heat...oven at the moment of drawing out the bread. When these winds begin to blow, the atmosphere assumes an alarming aspect. The sky, at other times so clear...
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Oriental customs: or, An illustration of the Sacred scriptures by ..., Volume 2

Samuel Burder - 1812
...assumes a most alarming aspect. The heat produced by these southern winds has been compared to that of a large oven at the moment of drawing out the bread ; and to that of a flame blown upon the face of a person standing near the fire which excites it. Compare...
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The youth's companion: or An historical dictionary; consisting of articles ...

Ezra Sampson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1813 - 424 pages
...there is frequently experienced that insupportable wind, called Simoon. Volney says that this wind may be compared to the heat of a large oven at the moment of drawing out the bread ; and that when it blows, the sun loses his splendor, and appears of a violet colour. The capital of...
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