Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

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The Institution, 1912
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Page 504 - Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel : for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears...
Page 507 - And the young men that were spies went in, and brought out Rahab, and her father, and her mother, and her brethren, and all that she had; and they brought out all her kindred, and left them without the camp of Israel.
Page 419 - My first view of it was about a fortnight subsequent to the period when they had made choice of it, and I arrived there nearly two hours before sunset. Few pigeons were then to be seen, but a great number of persons, with horses and wagons, guns and ammunition, had already established encampments on the borders. Two farmers from the vicinity of...
Page 512 - And Jehoshaphat slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father : and Jehoram his son reigned in his stead.
Page 507 - So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
Page 380 - THE prolongation of life: the restitution of youth in some degree : the retardation of age : the curing of diseases counted incurable : the mitigation of pain : more easy and less loathsome purgings : the increasing of strength and activity : the increasing of ability to suffer torture or pain...
Page 658 - On the Vegetation of the Carboniferous Period as compared with that of the present day," published in 1848, was an important contribution to the science.
Page 372 - In contradiction to this conception the theory of mutation assumes that new species and varieties are produced from existing forms by sudden leaps.
Page 420 - Towards the approach of day, the noise in some measure subsided, long before objects were distinguishable, the Pigeons began to move off in a direction quite different from that in which they had arrived the evening before, and at sunrise all that were able to fly had disappeared. The howlings of the wolves now reached our ears, and the foxes, lynxes, cougars, bears, raccoons, opossums and pole-cats were seen sneaking off, whilst eagles and hawks of different species, accompanied by a crowd of vultures,...
Page 504 - So it came to pass in the day of battle, that there was neither sword nor spear found in the hand of any of the people that were with Saul and Jonathan: but with Saul and with Jonathan his son was there found.) And the garrison of the Philistines went out to the passage of Michmash.

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