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" some of them were so delicate that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. Julius Lupus, who died while governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which... "
The Ladies' Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in ... - Page 125
1845 - 168 pages
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as ..., Volume 60

...threads used for nets by the Egyptians, that some of these nets would pass through a man's ring, and one person could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. Amasis, King of Egypt, presented a linen corslet to the Rhodians, of which the threads were each composed...
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Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their ..., Volume 3

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - Agriculture - 1837
...fineness ; " and so delicate were some of them," says Pliny*, "that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient...number of them to surround a whole wood. Julius Lupus, who died while governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which consisted of 150 threads...
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The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages: Including Some Notices of ...

Elizabeth Stone, Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Wilton (Countess of) - Needlework - 1841 - 405 pages
...delicate were the threads used for nets, that some of these nets would pass through a man's ring, and one person could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. Amasis king of Egypt presented a linen corslet to the Rhodians of which the threads were each composed...
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The Eclectic Review

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1841
...delicate were the threads used for nets, that some of these nets would pass through a man's ring, and one person could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. Amasis, King of Egypt, presented a linen corslet to the Rhodians of which the threads were each composed...
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The art of needle-work, from the earliest ages [by E. Stone] ed. by the ...

Elizabeth Stone - 1841
...delicate were the threads used for nets, that some of these nets would pass through a man's ring, and one person could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. Amasis king of Egypt presented a linen corslet to the Rhodians of which the threads were each composed...
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The Hand-book of Needlework

Miss Lambert (F.) - Needlework - 1842 - 263 pages
...fineness; so delicate were these nets, says Pliny, (lib. xviii. c. 2) "that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient...number of them to surround a whole wood. Julius Lupus who died while governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which consisted of one hundred...
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The art of weaving by hand and by power, with an account of its rise and ...

1845
...fineness; "and so delicate were some of these," says Pliny,t " that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient...number of them to surround a whole wood." Julius Lupus, who died while Governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which consisted of 150 threads...
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The Art of Weaving: By Hand and by Power, with an Introductory Account of ...

Hand weaving - 1845 - 542 pages
...fineness; "and BO delicate were some of these," says Pliny,t "that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient...number of them to surround a whole wood." Julius Lupus, who died while Governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which consisted of 150 threads...
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The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their ..., Volume 3

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - Egypt - 1847
...fineness ; " and so delicate were some of them," says Pliny*, " that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient...number of them to surround a whole wood. Julius Lupus, who died while governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which consisted of 150 threads...
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Notes: critical, explanatory, and practical on the book of the ..., Volume 1

Albert Barnes - Bible - 1854
...were made there. " So delicate," says he, " were some of them, that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient...number of them to surround a whole wood. Julius Lupus, who died while governor of Egypt, had some of those nets, each string of which consisted of 150 threads;...
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