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" Then they laid some venison in the bottom, and a stratum of the stones above it ; and thus they did alternately till the pit was full. The whole was covered over with heath to confine the steam. Whether this is probable I cannot say ; but some pits are... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 360
by Ossian - 1807
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1765 - 460 pages
...properly heated with heath. Then they laid feme venifon in the bottom, and a flratprn pf the ftones above it; and thus they did alternately till the pit was full. '{ he whole was covered over with heath to Confine the fleam. Whether this is probable I cannot fay...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Celts - 1773
...properly heated with heath. Then they laid fome venifon in the bottom, and a llratum of the ftones above it ; and thus they did alternately till the...The whole was covered over with heath to confine the fleam. Whether this is probable: 1 cannot fay ; but fome pits are fhewn, which the vulgar fay, were...
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The History of Great Britain: From the First Invasion of it by the ..., Volume 2

Robert Henry - Great Britain - 1788 - 12 pages
...properly heated with heath. Then " they laid fome venifon in the bottom, and a " ftratum of ftones above it ; and thus they did " alternately, till the pit was full. The whole *J* Xiphilin. exDioneig Sever. **J> Strabo, 1. jp 155. M" Id. ibid. p. aoo. " was Chap. 7. MANNERS,...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson, Volume 1

Ossian - 1790
...were properly heated with heath. Then they laid fome venifon in the bottom, and a ftratum of the Hones above it ; and thus they did alternately till the...The whole was covered over with heath to confine the fleam. Whether this is probable I cannot fay ; but fome pits are fhewn, which the vulgar fay, were...
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The History of Great Britain: From the First Invasion of it by the ..., Volume 2

Robert Henry - Great Britain - 1800
...properly heated wich heath. Then ".they laid .fomc venifon io the bottom, and a " ftratum of flones above it ; and thus they did лл alternately, till the .pit was full. The whole *14 Xiphilin. ex Dion* it* Sever. *U Strabo. 1. jp 155. •I* Id. ibid. p. 100. " was " was covered...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

James Macpherson - 1803
...a heap ot smooth fiat stones or the flint kind. The stones as well as the pit were properly healed with heath. Then they laid some venison in the bottom,...above it ; and thus they did alternately till the ptt was full. The whole was covered over with heath to confine the steam. Whether this is probable...
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A New History of Great Britain: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ...

John Adams - Great Britain - 1803 - 455 pages
...were properly heated with heath. Then they laid feme venifon in the bottom, and a ftratum of ftones above it, and thus they did alternately, till the...whole was covered over with heath, to confine the fteam. This was evidently a very laborious procefs, and required the afliltance of many hands. Accordingly,...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1803
...as the pit were properly heated with heath. Then they laid some venison in the bottom, and a sttatum of the stones above it ; and thus they did alternately till the ptt was full. The whole was covered over with heath to confine the steam. Whether this is probable...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1805
...of smooth fiat stones of the Hint kind. The stones, as well as the pit, were properly he;.tet! witll heath. Then they laid some venison in the bottom,...stratum of the stones above it -, and thus they did aiternately till the pit was fuli. The whole was covered over with heath to confine the steam. IVhether...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

James Macpherson - Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1805
...with heath. Then they laid some venison in the bottom, and a stratum of the itones above it : and this they did alternately, till the pit was full. The whole was covered over with heath, to confine (he steam. Whether this is probable I cannot say ; but some pits are shewn, which the vulgar say were...
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