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" ... of the eastern sky. Volney remarks, that clouds are sometimes seen to dissolve and disperse like smoke; while on other occasions they form in an instant, and from a small speck increase to a prodigious size. This is particularly observable at the... "
Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785 ... - Page 350
by Constantin-François Volney - 1788
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Travels in Syria and Egypt, During the Years 1783, 1784, & 1785, Volume 1

Constantin-François Volney - Egypt - 1801
...and from a finall fpeck, become of a prodigious fize. This is particularly obfervable at the iummit of Lebanon, and mariners have experienced that, the...vapours of the valley itfelf ; but this valley being all (lone, and without water, it is impoffible they {hould be exhalations from that ; it is more natural...
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Palestine: Or, the Holy Land : from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

Michael Russell - Palestine - 1831 - 448 pages
...prodigious size. This is particularly observable at the summit of Lebanon ; and mariners have usually found that the appearance of a cloud on this peak is an infallible presage of a westerly wind, one of the " fathers of rain" in the climate of Judea.* Water-spouts are...
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The Journal of Health, Volume 3

Hygiene - 1831
...prodigious size. This is particularly observable at the summit of Lebanon ; and mariners have usually found that the appearance of a cloud on this peak is an infallible presage of a westerly wind, one of the " fathers of rain" in the climate of Judea.* Waterspouts were...
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Palestine Or the Holy Land: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time ...

Michael Russell - Jews - 1833 - 336 pages
...prodigious size. This is particularly observable at the summit of Lebanon ; and mariners have usually found that the appearance of a cloud on this peak is an infallible presage of a westerly wind, one of the " fathers of rain" in the climate of Judea.* Waterspouts are...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 27

Families - 1835
...prodigious size. This is particularly observable at the summit of Lebanon ; and mariners have usually found that the appearance of a cloud on this peak is an infallible presage of a westerly wind, one of the " fathers of rain" in the climate of Judea.* Waterspouts are...
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Biblical topography, lectures

Samuel Ransom - 1840
...considerable size. This is particularly observable at the summit of Lebanon ; and mariners have usually found that the appearance of a cloud on this peak, is an infallible presage of a westerly wind, one of the 'fathers of rain' in the climate of Judea."* Bruce, speaking...
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The Bible cyclopædia: or, Illustrations of the civil and natural history of ...

William Goodhugh, William Cooke Taylor - 1843
...considerable size. This is particularly observable at the summit of Lebanon ; and mariners have usually found that the appearance of a cloud on this peak, is an infallible presage of a westerly wind, one of the " fathers of rain" in the climate of Judea. Dews are Tery copious...
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A Survey of the Holy Land: Its Geography, History, and Destiny

J. T. Bannister - Bible - 1844 - 575 pages
...considerable size. This is particularly observable at the summit of Lebanon ; and mariners have usually found that the appearance of a cloud on this peak, is an infallible presage of a westerly wind, one of the ' fathers of rain' in the climate of Judaea.* DEWS. During the...
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