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" Egypt, it was impossible not to be struck with its unique position in the religious history of the world. From the earliest times, down through that long series of ages in which a divine revelation was being given to the world through the... "
The Argonautics, tr. into Engl. verse with notes by W. Preston - Page 189
by Apollonius (of Rhodes) - 1803
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...lunar wanderings learned to read ; Ere yet the heroes of Deucalion' blond Pelasgia peopled with я glorious brood : The fertile plains of Egypt flourished then, Productive cradle of the first of men." APOLLONIUS RHODIUS. An order of priests recorded and communicated, from generation to generation, the...
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A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge ..., Volume 2

Geography - 1856
...****** Ere men the lunar wanderings learned to read; Ere yet the heroes of Deucalion's blood Pelasgia peopled with a glorious brood: The fertile plains...flourished then, Productive cradle of the first of men." APOLLONIUS RHOUIUS. An order of priests recorded and communicated, from generation to generation, the...
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The Family treasury of Sunday reading, ed. by A. Cameron (W. Arnot ...

rev Andrew Cameron - 1871
...extravagance in those lines of the old bard, — " Ere ;vi the heroes of Deucalion's Ыоо<1 Pelasgift peopled with a glorious brood. The fertile plains...flourished then. Productive cradle of the first of men." And now looking down from the Pyramids upon Egrpt, it was impossible not to be struck with its unique...
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In the Holy Land

Andrew Thomson - Eretz Israel - 1874 - 366 pages
...the old bard, — " Ere yet the heroes of Deucalion's blood Petasgia peopled with a glorious broodt The fertile plains of Egypt flourished then, Productive cradle of the first of men." And now looking down from the Pyramids upon Egypt, it was impossible not to be struck with its unique...
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The Royal Highlanders: Or, The Black Watch in Egypt; a Novel ...

James Grant - 1885 - 380 pages
...men the lunar wanderings learned to read, Ere yet the heroes of Deucalion's blood Pelasgia purpled with a glorious brood ; The fertile plains of Egypt...flourished then, Productive cradle of the first of men." Allan thought, as he manipulated and lit another cigar, that the Egyptians of Arabi Pasha must be of...
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