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Page 29 - that which thou puttest upon me will I bear. And the King of Assyria appointed unto Hezekiah, King of Judah, three hundred talents of silver, and thirty talents of gold, and Hezekiah gave him all the silver that was found in the house of the Lord and in the treasures of the King's house.
Page 66 - pourtrayed with vermilion, girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldsea, the land of their nativity.
Page 28 - and the spices and the precious ointment, and all the house of his armour, and all that was found in his treasures
Page 29 - took from Hezekiah the treasure he had collected in Jerusalem, 30 talents of gold and 800 talents of silver, the treasures of his palace, besides his sons and his daughters and his male and female servants, or slaves, and brought them all to Nineveh. The city itself, however, he does not pretend to have taken.
Page 93 - care of the Inventor, and established for upwards of thirty years by the Profession, for removing BILE, ACIDITiES, and INDIGESTION, restoring APPETITE, preserving a moderate state of the bowels, and dissolving uric acid in GRAVEL and GOUT ; also as an easy remedy for SEA SICKNESS, and for
Page 93 - febrile affection incident to childhood it is invaluable.—On the value of Magnesia as a remedial agent it is unnecessary to enlarge ; but the Fluid Preparation of Sir James Murray is now the most valued by the Profession, as it entirely avoids the possibility of those dangerous concretions usually resulting from the use of the article in powder.
Page 90 - to professional pursuits or private correspondence. Arithmetic on a method requiring only one-third the time usually requisite. Book-keeping, as practised in the government, banking, and merchants' offices, Short-hand, &c. For terms, &c., apply to MR. SMART, at the Institution, 5, 'Piccadilly (between the Haymarket and
Page 29 - In addition to the former tribute imposed upon these countries, I added a tribute, the nature of which I fixed." The next passage is somewhat defaced, but the substance of it appears to be, that