Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture, Naval, Building and Construction, Early and Ecclesiastical Art, Engineering, Civil, Engineering, Mechanical, Fine Art, Mining, Surveying, Etc: To which are Added Explanatory Observations on Numerous Subjects Connected with Practical Art and Science, Volumes 1-2
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Page 260 - For the Lord •will pass through to smite the Egyptians ; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts...
Page 28 - The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
Page 34 - Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Page 15 - And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD ; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
Page 367 - The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber from the colliery down to the river, exactly straight and parallel; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is an immense benefit to the coal merchants.
Page 337 - And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Ben-oni: but his father called him Benjamin.
Page 129 - A cubit was originally the distance from the elbow to the extremity of the middle finger ; which is the fourth part of a wellproportioned man's stature.
Page 420 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.