The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances: Including Observations on Spinning, Dyeing, and Weaving : Also an Account of the Pastoral Life of the Ancients, Their Social State and Attainments in the Domestic Arts : With Appendices on Pliny's Natural History; on the Origin and Manufacture of Linen and Cotton Paper; on Felting, Netting ... Illustrated by Steel Engravings
Harper & Brothers, 1845 - Всего страниц: 464
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Стр. 23 - And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
Стр. iv - She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet. 22 She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.
Стр. iv - 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.
Стр. 181 - And when he putteth forth his own sheep he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him ; for they know his voice. And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him; for they know not the voice of strangers.
Стр. 236 - And when these days were expired, the king made a feast unto all the people that were present in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace; where were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.
Стр. x - Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!