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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. "
The art of weaving by hand and by power, with an account of its rise and ... - Page 124
1845
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A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians, Volume 2

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - Egypt - 1854 - 857 pages
...threads used for nets were remarkable for their fineness ; and Pliny says " some of them were so delicate that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single...sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. Julius Lepus, who died while governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which consisted of...
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a popular account of the acient egyptions.

sir j. gardner wilkinson, d.c.l., f.r.s., &c. - 1854
...threads used for nets were remarkable for their fineness ; and Pliny says " some of them were so delicate that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single...sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. Julius Lepus, who died while governor of Egypt, had some of these nets, each string of which consisted of...
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The History of Herodotus

Herodotus - Greece - 1858
...was extended to the nets which were so delicate that pass through a man's ring, and a single ]>erson could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. (1'lin. xix. 1. On the Byssus, see note6 ch. 8(1.) The transparent fineness of the linen dresses of...
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The history of Herodotus: A new English version, ed. with copious ..., Volume 2

Herodotus - Greece - 1859
...same fineness of texture was extended to the nets of Egypt, which were so delicate that they could pass through a man's ring, and a single person could...sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. (Plin. xix. 1. On the Byssus, see note • ch. 86.) The transparent No. V. fineness of the linen dresses...
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Notes, critical, explanatory, and practical on the book of the ..., Volume 1

Albert Barnes - Bible - 1860
...Pliny when speaking of the net* which were made there. " !>o delicate," says he, " were some of them, that they would pass through a man's ring, and a single...Lupus, who died while governor of Egypt, had some of those nets, each string of which consisted of 150 threads; a fact perfectly surprising to those who...
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Merchant Enterprise: Or, The History of Commerce from the Earliest Times

James Hamilton Fyfe - Commerce - 1864 - 289 pages
...Egypt were so delicate that SHIPS OF THE NILE. 77 they could be passed through a finger ring, and " n single person could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood." Cotton and woollen garments were also manufactured by the Egyptians. Among the things which Solomon...
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The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious ..., Volume 2

Herodotus - Greece - 1866
....same fineness of texture was extended to the nets of Egypt, which were so delicate that they could pass through a man's ring, and a single person could...sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. (Plin. xix. 1. On the Bysaus, see note • ch. 80.) The transparent No. IV. No. V. fineness of the...
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A historical ... dictionary of the holy Bible

John Brown - 1866
...sanie fineness of texture was extended to the nets of Egypt, which were so delicate that they could h division of the town The transparent fineness of the linen dresses of men and women in the Egyptian paintings, the remark...
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The History of Herodotus. A new Engl. version, ed. with notes by G ..., Volume 2

George Rawlinson - 1875
...same fineness of texture was extended to the nets of Egypt, which were so delicate that they could pass through a man's ring, and a single person could...sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. (Hin. xix. 1. Ou the Byssus, see note" oh. 86.) The transparent fineness of the linen dresses of men...
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The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious ..., Volume 2

Herodotus - Greece - 1875 - 2426 pages
...texture was extended to the nets of Egypt, which were so delicate that they could pass through a man s ring, and a single person could carry a sufficient number of them to surround a whole wood. (Plin. xix. 1. On the Bysaus, see note • ch. 86.) The transparent No. V. fineness of the linen dresses...
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