Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 67 on Among the other spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury was a tree of gold and silver....
" Among the other spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury was a tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat a variety of birds made of the same precious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree.... "
History of Arabia, Ancient and Modern:: Containing a Description of the ... - Page 21
by Andrew Crichton - 1833 - 464 pages
Full view - About this book

Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat...precious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree. While the machinery affected spontaneous motions, the several birds warbled their natural harmony....
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...rare and stupendous luxury, was a u tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large branch" es, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat a variety...precious metals, as well as the leaves of " the tree. While the machinery affected spontaneous mo" tions, the several birds warbled their natural harmony....
Full view - About this book

A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the ...

Charles Wilkinson - Greece - 1806 - 424 pages
...spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver, spreading into eighteen large branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat...precious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree. While the machinery affected spontaneous motions, the several birds warbled their natural harmony....
Full view - About this book

The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...silver spreading into eighteen large branches, " on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat a va" riety of birds made of the same precious metals, " as well as the leaves of the tree. While the " machinery affected spontaneous motions, the " several birds warbled their natural harmony....
Full view - About this book

Oriental memoirs, Volume 4

James Forbes - 1815
...of gold and silver, spreading into eighteen large branches; on which, and on the lesser boughs, sal a variety of birds, made of the same precious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree : while the machinery affected spontaneous motions, the several birds warbled their natural harmony....
Full view - About this book

The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury, was a " tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large <( branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat...precious metals, as " well as the leaves of the tree. While the machinery •• affected spontaneous motions, the several birds warH bled their natural...
Full view - About this book

The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...spectacles of rare " and stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold " and silver spreading into eighteen large " branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, " sat a variety of birds made of the same pre" cious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree. " While the machinery affected spontaneous "...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1830
...spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat...birds, made of the same precious metals, as well as leaves of the tree. While the machinery affected spontaneous motions, the several birds warbled their...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1831
...was a tree of gold and silver spreading into eighteen large branches, on which, and on the smaller boughs, sat a variety of birds made of the same precious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree. While the machinery affected spontaneous motions, the several birds warbled their natural harmony....
Full view - About this book

The Wondrous Tale of Alroy: The Rise of Iskander, Volume 1

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - English fiction - 1833
...spectacles of rare and stupendous luxury, was a tree of gold and silver, spreading into eighteen large branches, on which, and on the lesser boughs, sat...precious metals, as well as the leaves of the tree. While the ' machinery effected spontaneous motions, the several birds warbled their natural harmony."—Gibbon,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF