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" ... rare piece of work brought to pass by Peter Bales, an Englishman, and a clerk of the chancery ;" it seems by the description to have been the whole Bible " in an English walnut no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book: there are as many... "
Genius and Industry: The Achievements of Mind Among the Cottages - Page 18
by Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852
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Curiosities of literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1823
...walnut no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book: there are as many leaves in his little book as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in...of his little leaves as a great leaf of the Bible." We are told that this wonderfully unreadable copy of the Bible was " seen by many thousands." There...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1823
...walnut no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book: there are as many leaves in his little book as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in...of his little leaves as a great leaf of the Bible." We are told that this wonderfully unreadable copy of the Bible was " seen by many thousands." There...
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Curiosities of literature. (Repr. of the 7th ed.).

Isaac Disraeli - 1824
...bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book : there are as many leaves in his little book as ii 2 the great Bible, and he hath written as much in one...of his little leaves as a great leaf of the Bible." We are told that this wonderfully unreadable copy of the Bible was " seen by many thousands." There...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book ; there are as many leaves in this little book as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in one page of hts little leaves as a great leaf of the Bible." And we are told that this wonderful and unreadable...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year, Volume 2

William Hone - 1825 - 851 pages
...no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book : there are as many leaves in his little book as the great bible, and he hath written as much in...little leaves, as a great leaf of the bible." This wonderfully unreadable copy of the bible was " seen by many thousands." Peter Huet, the celebrated...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1868
...no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book : there are as man» leaves in his little book as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in...little leaves, as a great leaf of the Bible." This wonderfully unreadable copy of the Bible was " seen by many thousands." * Peter Huet, the celebrated...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1826
...no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book : there are as many leaves in his little book as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in...little leaves, as a great leaf of the Bible." This wonderfully unreadable copy of the Bible was " seen by many thousands." Peter Huet, the celebrated...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...no bigger than' a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book : there are as many leaves in his little book as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in...little leaves, as a great -leaf .of the Bible." This wonderfully unreadable copy of the Bible was " seen by many thousands." Peter Huet, the celebrated...
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The Every-day book and Table book: or, Everlasting calandar of popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835
...no bigger than a hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book : there are as many leaves in his little book as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in...little leaves, as a great leaf of the Bible." This wonderfully unreadable copy of the Bible was " seen by many thousands." Peter Huet, the celebrated...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 4

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1836
...no biager then an hen's egg. The nut holdeth the book ; there are as many leaves in this little bouk as the great Bible, and he hath written as much in one page of his little leaves as a 66 67 great leaf of the Bible." And we are told that this wonderful...
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