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" This building stood like a mountain above the city, and was by them esteemed so strong, that they were in no apprehension of its ever failing. The water rose to the height of almost twenty fathoms, and was kept in on every side by a work so solid, that... "
The Modern Traveller: A Description, Geographical, Historical, and ... - Page 26
by Josiah Conder - 1831
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The Origin of Pagan Idolatry Ascertained from Historical Testimony ..., Volume 2

George Stanley Faber - Mythology - 1816
...subjected in greater awe by being masters of the water* This building stood like a mountain above their city, and was by them esteemed so strong, that they...certain portion of this water distributed by aqueducts. Rut at length God, being highly displeased at their great pride and insolence and resolving to humble...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1825
...•* and was by them esteemed so strong, that they were in no * apprehension of its ever falling. This water rose to the ' height of almost twenty fathoms,...so solid that many of the inhabitants had ' their nouses built upon it. Every family had a portion of ' this water distributed by aqueducts. But at length,...
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The Koran; commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed: tr. with notes, to which ...

1825
...subjected in greater awe by being masters of the water. This building stood like a mountain above their city, and was by them esteemed so strong, that they...ever failing. The water rose to the height of almost 20 fathom, and was kept in on every side by a work so solid, that many of the inhabitants had their...
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Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scriptures: Collected from the Customs ...

Joseph Roberts - Bible - 1835 - 619 pages
...apprehension of its ever failing. The water rose almost to the height of one hundred and twenty feet, and was kept in on every side by a work so solid that...inhabitants had their houses built upon it. Every family received a portion of this water, distributed by aqueducts. But at length, God, being highly displeased...
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Oriental illustrations of the sacred Scriptures, collected from the customs ...

Joseph Roberts - 1835
...apprehension of its ever failing. The water rose almost to the height of one hundred and twenty feet, and was kept in on every side by a work so solid that...inhabitants had their houses built upon it. Every family received a portion of this water, distributed by aqueducts. But at length, God, being highly displeased...
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Selections from the Ḳur-n, with an interwoven comm; tr., arranged, and ...

Edward William Lane - 1843
...subjected in greater awe, by being masters of the water. This building stood like a mountain above their city, and was by them esteemed so strong that they were in no apprehension of its ever failing. The 1 Poc. Spec. p. 65, 66. b Namely, Schultens, De Sacy, &c. c Sale says, soon after the time of Alexander...
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Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography: Iabadius-Zymethus

Greek geography - Classical geography - 1857
...country in awe, by being masters of the wvter. Tb water rose to the height of almost 21) fathom*, and was kept in on every side by a work so solid,...that many of the inhabitants had their houses built npm it. It stood like a mountain above the city, and r danger waa apprehended of ita ever failing....
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The Koran: Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed : Translated Into English ...

1856 - 802 pages
...subjected in greater awe by being masters of the water. This building stood like a mountain above their city, and was by them esteemed so strong, that they...upon it. Every family had a certain portion of this • Pос. Spec. p. 40. • Vide Hyde Hist. Rel. veter. Persar. p. 37, &c. ' Pос. water distributed...
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The Koran: Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed

Richard Alfred Davenport, M. Savary (Claude Etienne) - 1856 - 649 pages
...subjected in greater awe by being masters of the water. This building stood like a mountain above their city, and was by them esteemed so strong, that they...upon it. Every family had a certain portion of this • Poc. Spec. p. 40. ' Vide Hyde Hist. Rel. veter. Pcrsar. p. 37, &c. • Foe. 8p. p. 65, 66. '...
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Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, Volume 2

William Smith - Classical geography - 1857
...subjugated country in awe, by being masters of the water. The water rose to the height of almost 20 fathoms, and was kept in on every side by a work so...of the inhabitants had their houses built upon it. It stood like a mountain above the city, and no danger was apprehended of its ever failing. The inundation...
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