Life in Ancient Egypt and Assyria

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D. Appleton, 1892 - Assyria - 376 pages
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Page 232 - The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 232 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
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Page 212 - Come, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly." And they had brick for stone, and bitumen for mortar. Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

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