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" By this we taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth ; we shine in silks which our hands have never wrought ; we drink of vineyards which we never planted. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 392
1926
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The Standard Guide, Washington: A Handbook for Visitors

Charles Bingham Reynolds - Washington (D.C.) - 1915
...Micah vi: 8. The Reading Room. 83 Commerce, by Flanagan, holding miniature locomotive and *hip: )Ye taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth. —Considerations on East India Trade. History, by French, with book and reflecting mirror: One ( MM|,...
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Men and Thought in Modern History

Ernest Scott - Biography - 1920 - 346 pages
...with the sea? Surely that our wants at home might be supplied by our navigation into other countries. By this we taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel...silks which our hands have never wrought ; we drink of vineyards which we never planted; the treasures of those mines are ours, in which we have never digged...
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Economica, Volumes 1-2

Economics - 1921
...use them. For why are we surrounded with the Sea ? Surely that our wants at home might be supplied by our Navigation into other countries, the least...silks which our hands have never wrought ; we drink of vineyards which we never planted. The Treasures of those mines are ours in which we have never digged,...
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Rider's Washington: A Guide Book for Travelers, with 3 Maps and 22 Plans

Fremont Rider, Frederic Taber Cooper - Washington (D.C.) - 1922 - 548 pages
...Portrait-statues : c. Robert Fulton, by Edward C. Potter; d. Columbus, by Paul W. Bartlett. Inscription : "We taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth." — Consideration on East India Trade (Anonymous). 3. HISTORY, by Daniel C. French; attributes, a book...
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Rider's Washington: A Guide Book for Travelers, with 3 Maps and 22 Plans

Fremont Rider, Frederic Taber Cooper - Washington (D.C.) - 1924 - 548 pages
...Portrait-statues: c. Robert Fulton, by Edward C. Potter; d. Columbus, by Paul W. Bartlett. Inscription: "We taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth."—Consideration on East India Trade (Anonymous). 3. HISTORY, by Daniel C. French; attributes,...
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The Standard Guide, Washington: A Handbook for Visitors

Charles Bingham Reynolds - Washington (D.C.) - 1924
...holding a flower. Commerce, by Flanagan, holding miniature locomotive and ship: We taste the spice of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth. — Considerations on East India Trade. History, by French, with book and reflecting mirror. One God,...
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Mercantilism and the East India Trade: An Early Phase of the Protection V ...

Parakunnel Joseph Thomas - East Indies - 1926 - 176 pages
...we surrounded with the sea ? Surely that our wants at home might be supplied by our navigation with other countries, the least and easiest labour. By this we taste the spices of Arabia, yet we never feel the scorching sun that brings them forth. We shine in silks which our hands have not...
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A History of Wilkes-Barré, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania: From Its ..., Volume 1

Oscar Jewell Harvey - Civic leaders - 1909
...splendid National Library at Washington appears, among other inscriptions, this from an unknown author : "We taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth." Those who are fond of reading history, but are too ready to criticize unfavorably the work of the historian,...
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Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade

Douglas A. Irwin - Business & Economics - 1998 - 265 pages
...wants at home might be supplied by our navigation into other countries, the least and easiest labor. By this we taste the spices of Arabia, yet never feel...brings them forth; we shine in silks which our hands never wrought; we drink of vineyards which we never planted; the treasures of those mines are ours,...
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The Library of Congress: The Art and Architecture of the Thomas Jefferson ...

John Y. Cole, John Young Cole, Henry Hope Reed, Herbert Small - Architecture - 1997 - 320 pages
...justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? — Micah 6:8 Above the figure of Commerce: We taste the spices of Arabia yet never feel the scorching sun which brings them forth. —Dudley North Above the figure of History: One God, one law, one element, And one far-off divine...
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