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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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A Popular Account of Discoveries at Nineveh

Austen Henry Layard - 1855 - 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...glimpse of the monster, had thrown down his basket and had run off toward Mosul as fast as his legs could carry him. I learned this with regret, as I anticipated...
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The Wheat-sheaf

1857 - 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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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...required no stretch of the 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 on' towards Mosul as fast as his legs could carry him. I learned this with regret, as I anticipated...
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The Baptist youth's magazine, with which the Baptist children's magazine is ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1837
...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 hi™. I learnt this with regret, as I anticipated...
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The Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - 1860 - 552 páginas
...required no stretch of the imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. This gigantic head, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...ascending from the regions below. One of the workmen, on catehing the first glimpse of the monster, had thrown down his basket and run off towards Mosul as...
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Stones crying out, and rock-witness to the narratives of the Bible ...

Ellen Henrietta Ranyard - 1865 - 473 páginas
...we have seen him with our eyes." "And," adds Mr. Layard, "the gigantic head of one of the man-lions, blanched with age, thus rising from the bowels of...well have belonged to one of those fearful beings who are pictured in the traditions of the people as slowly ascending from the regions below. The Arabs...
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The Living Age, Volumen20

1849
...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 have belonged to one of thosu fearful beings which are pictured in the traditions of the country, as appearing to mortals,...
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Nineveh and its remains

sir Austen Henry Layard - 1867
...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 described in the traditions of the country as appearing to mortals, slowly ascending from the regions...
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The Nations Around

Annie Keary - 1870 - 331 páginas
...terrified at this apparition. It required no stretch of imagination to conjure up the most strange fancies. One of the workmen, on catching the first glimpse...his basket and run off towards Mosul as fast as his limbs would carry him. Whilst I was superintending the removal of the earth which still clung to the...
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Hand-book of Bible Geography: Containing the Name, Pronunciation, and ...

George Henry Whitney - 1872 - 401 páginas
...knowledge of art scarcely to be looked for in works of so remote a period. . . . One of the workmen, catching the first glimpse of the monster, had thrown down his basket, and had run off toward Mosul as fast as his legs could carry him. The neighboring Arab sheikh and half...
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