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" I was not surprised that the Arabs had been amazed and terrified at this apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of the earth, might well... "
Hogg's Instructor - Página 61
1849
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How to see the British museum, in 4 visits

William Blanchard Jerrold - 1852
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...glimpse of the monster, had thrown down his basket, and had run off towards Mosul as fast as his legs could carry him." The marvellous fidelity and power with...
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How to see the British Museum in four visits

Blanchard Jerrold - 1852 - 231 páginas
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...glimpse of the monster, had thrown down his basket, and had run off towards Mosul as fast as his legs could carry him." The marvellous fidelity and power with...
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The Schoolmate, Volumen4

A. R. Phippen - 1854
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...regions below. One of the workmen, on catching the NINEVEH AND ITS RUINS. first glimpse of the monster, luid thrown down his basket and run towards Mosul...
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A Popular Account of Discoveries at Nineveh

Austen Henry Layard - 1852 - 360 páginas
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...belonged to one of those fearful beings which are pictured"in the traditions of the country, as appearing to mortals, slowly ascending from the regions...
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

1853 - 416 páginas
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...thrown down his basket and run off towards Mosul. I learned this with regret, anticipating the consequences. Whilst I was superintending the removal...
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldæan ...

Austen Henry Layard - 1853 - 695 páginas
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...monster, had thrown down his basket and run off towards MosTil as fast as his legs could carry him. I learnt this with regret, as I anticipated the consequences....
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - 1853 - 396 páginas
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...of the monster, had thrown down his basket and run oS towards Mosul. I learned this with regret, anticipating the consequences. Whilst I was superintending...
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Outlines of Scripture geography and history

Edward Hughes - 1853 - 355 páginas
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...traditions of the country as appearing to mortals, slowiv ascending from the regions below." The corresponding figure of this piece of sculpture was soon...
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The Illustrated Magazine of Art

1853
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...have belonged to one of those fearful beings which arg pictured in the traditions p£ the country as appearing to mortals, slowly ascending from the regions...
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Nineveh and Its Ruins: Or, the History of the Great City

Robert Ferguson - 1855 - 102 páginas
...apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...off towards Mosul as fast as his legs could carry him." Very soon the sheikh, followed by half his tribe, appeared on the edge of the trench ; but "...
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