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" A hundred lions were brought out with a keeper to each lion. Among the other spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large branches... "
On the spikenard of the ancients (by C. Hatchett). - Page 15
by Charles Hatchett - 1836
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Philological Inquiries: In Three Parts, Volume 3

Shakey Jake - English essays - 1781 - 430 pages
...of filk, embroidered with gold. The Carpets on the floor were twenty-two r.houP. III. thoufand. An hundred Lions were brought out, with a Keeper to each Lion. AMONG the other Spectacles of rare and flupendous luxury, was a Tree of Gold and Silver, which opened itfelf into eighteen larger branches,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 7

1817 - 628 pages
...of which were of silk, embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twentytwo thousand. An hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each...stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver, which opened itself into " eighteen larger branches, upon which, and the other less branches, " sate...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811 - 406 pages
... silk embroidered with gold. The carpets on u ^ ** the floor were twenty-two thousand. Anhun" dred lions were brought out, with a keeper to " each lion.*...luxury, was a tree of gold " and silver spreading intoeighteen largebranches, " on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat a va" riety of birds made of...
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Universal History Americanised; Or, An Historical View of the World, from ...

David Ramsay - World history - 1819 - 386 pages
...tapt-stry, 12,5OO of which were of silk, embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were 22,OOO. An hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each...and silver spreading into eighteen large branches." In the west the Ommiades of Spain supported with equal pomp the title of commander of the faithful....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821 - 540 pages
...twelve thousand five hundred of which were of silk embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twenty-two thousand. A hundred lions were brought...out, with a keeper to each lion." Among the other specJ D'Herbelot, p. 530. Abulfeda, p. 154. Nivem Meccam apportavit, rem ihi aut nnnquam aut rarissime...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1831 - 522 pages
...twelve thousand five hundred of which were of silk embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twenty-two thousand. A hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each lion. (47) Among the other spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver spreading...
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History of Arabia, Ancient and Modern:: Containing a Description ..., Volume 2

Andrew Crichton - Arabian Peninsula - 1833 - 476 pages
...gold. The carpets on the floor were 22,000. A hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each. Among the other spectacles of rare and stupendous...a tree of gold and silver, spreading into eighteen larger branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat a variety of birds, made of the same precious...
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The life of Mahomet

Samuel Green - Islam - 1840 - 430 pages
...of which were of silk, embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twenty-two thousand. An hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each...stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver, which opened itself into eighteen larger hranches, upon which, and the other less branches, sat birds...
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The Life of Mahomet: Founder of the Religion of Islam, and of the Empire of ...

Samuel Green (Baptist minister, Lion St. Chapel, Walworth.) - Islam - 1840 - 442 pages
...of which were of silk, embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twenty-two thousand. 'An hundred lions were brought out, with a keeper to each...stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver, which opened itself into eighteen larger branches, upon which, and the other less branches, sat birds...
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History of the Moors of Spain

Florian - Arabian Peninsula - 1841 - 308 pages
...twelve thousand five hundred of which were of silk embroidered with gold. The carpets on the floor were twenty-two thousand. A hundred lions were brought...and stupendous luxury was a tree of gold and silver, which opened itself into eighteen larger branches, upon which and the other smaller branches sat birds...
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