Ancient geography: for the use of schools and private students

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T. Nelson and Sons, 1868 - Geography, Ancient - 171 pages

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Page 139 - God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig-trees, and pomegranates ; a land of oil-olive, and honey...
Page 138 - It comprehended all the countries from the river Indus on the east to the Mediterranean on the west ; and from the Black Sea and Caspian in the north to the extreme south of Arabia, then called Ethiopia.
Page 144 - ... deep questions where great names militate against each other ; where reason is perplexed ; and an appeal to authorities only thickens the confusion. For high and reverend authorities lift up their heads on both sides, and there is no sure footing in the middle. This point is, ' the great Serbonian bog, 'Twixt Damiata and Mount Casius old, Where armies whole have sunk.
Page 139 - He represented it as a land flowing with milk and honey ; a land of brooks of water, of fountains, and...

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