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" ... and is bordered all round with a large plate of silver, about a foot broad. The part of the stone that is not covered by the silver at the angle, is almost a semi-circle, six inches in height, by eight inches six lines in diameter at its base. "
History of Arabia, Ancient and Modern:: Containing a Description of the ... - Page 215
by Andrew Crichton - 1833 - 464 pages
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Travels of Ali Bey : in Morocco, Tripoli, Cyprus, Egypt, Arabia ..., Volume 2

Ali Bey - Africa, North - 1816
...in height, by eight inches six lines diameter at its base. We believe that this miraculous stone was a transparent hyacinth, brought from heaven to Abraham by the angel Gabriel, as a pledge of his divinity ; and, being touched by an impure woman, became black and opaque. This...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decoration and ornament - 1824
...covered by the silver at the angle is almost a semicircle. The Turks believe this miraculous stone was a transparent hyacinth, brought from heaven to Abraham by the angel Gabriel, as a pledge of his divinity; but being touched by a faithless woman, became black 'and opaque. In fact,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 5; Volume 23

William Hendry Stowell - 1816
...surface uneven, so that it has now a muscular appearance. ' We believe that this miraculous stone was a transparent hyacinth, brought from heaven to Abraham by the angel Gabriel, as a pledge of his Divinity; and, being touched by an impure woman, became black and opaque.' The accompanying...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1816
...height, by eight inches six lines in diameter at its base. ' We believe that this miraculous stone was a transparent hyacinth, .brought from heaven to Abraham by the angel Gabriel, as. a pledge jof his Divinity; and, being touched by an impure woman, became black and opaque.' ' It...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 23

India - 1854
...height, by eight inches six lines in diameter at its base. " We believe that this miraculous stone was a transparent hyacinth, brought from heaven to Abraham by the angel Gabriel, as a pledge of his divinity j and' being touched by an impure woman, became black and opaque " This...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 23

India - 1854
...height, by eight inches six lines in diameter at its base. " We believe that this miraculous stone was a transparent hyacinth, brought from heaven to Abraham by the angel Gabriel, as a pledge of his divinity ; and' being touched by an impure woman, became black and opaque " This...
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Ten thousand wonderful things

Edmund Fillingham King - 1859
...small-pointed coloured crystals, and varied with red feldspar upon a dark black ground like coal, except one of its protuberances, which is a little reddish, The...in contact with the impurities of the human race. PABAGBAPH FBOM THE " POSTMAN" IN 1697. " Yesterday being the day of thanksgiving appointed by the StatesGeneral...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 42; Volume 105

John Holmes Agnew, Henry T. Steele, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1885
...sinful man, .and that it can only recover its original purity and brilliancy at the day of judgment. The millions of kisses and touches impressed by the faithful have worn the surface considerably ; but in addition to this, traces of cup-shaped hollows have been observed on it. There...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 166

1885
...sinful man, and that it can only recover its original purity and brilliancy at the day of judgment. The millions of kisses and touches impressed by the faithful have worn the surface considerably; but in addition to this, traces of cup-shaped hollows have been observed on it. There...
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Roman Mosaics, Or Studies in Rome and Its Neighborhood

Hugh Macmillan - Rome - 1888 - 397 pages
...sinful man, and that it can only recover its original purity and brilliancy at the day of judgment. The millions of kisses and touches impressed by the faithful have worn the surface considerably; but in addition to this, traces of cup-shaped hollows have been observed on it. There...
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