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" I sought a resting-place, found one, and contrived to sit ; but when my weight bore on the body of an Egyptian, it crushed it like a band-box. I naturally had recourse to my hands to sustain my weight, but they found no better support ; so that I sunk... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 218
edited by - 1829
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91, Part 1

English essays - 1821
...naturally bad recount to my hamls to sustain my weight, but the; found no better support : so that I lösk altogether among the broken mummies, with a crash of bones, rags, and wooden «ases, which raised such a dust as kept n« motionless for a quarter of an hour, «iting till it .subsided...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 14

1824
...to sit ; but my weight bore on the body of an Egyptian, it crushed it like a band-box. I naturally had recourse to my hands to sustain my weight, but...found no better support ; so that I sunk altogether anong the broken mummies, with a crash of bones, rags, and wooden cases, which raised such a dust as...
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Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries Within the Pyramids ...

Giovanni Battista Belzoni - Egypt - 1820 - 483 pages
...sit ; but when my weight bore on the body of an Egyptian, it crushed it like a band-box. I naturally had recourse to my hands to sustain my weight, but...quarter of an hour, waiting till it subsided again. I could not remove from the place, however, with_ out increasing it, and every step I took I crushed...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 4

Science - 1821
...entering into such a place, through a passage of 80, 100, 300, or perhaps 600 yards, nearly overcome, I sought a resting-place, I found one, and contrived...quarter of an hour waiting till it subsided again. I could not remove from the place, however, without increasing it, and every step I took I crushed...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 91, Part 1; Volume 129

Early English newspapers - 1821
...found one; my weight bore on the body of an Egyptian, and it crushed like a band- box. 1 naturally had recourse to my hands to sustain my weight, but...quarter of an hour, waiting till it subsided again. " Thus 1 proceeded from one cave to another, all full of mummies, piled up in various ways, some standing,...
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The British review and London critical journal

1821
...weight boie on the body of an Egyptian, it crushed it like a band-box. I naturally had recourse tolay hands to sustain my weight, but they found no better...quarter of an hour, waiting till it subsided again. I could not remove from the place, however, without increasing it, and every step I took I crushed...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...sit ; but when my weight bore on the body of an Egyptian, it crushed it like a band-box. I naturally \D ? z 0 |< s @G W / ݢ_ ͯ | 7 2` k xH yS_ V... N = % O k' F. 9 ( x h E v ^}\ 5v ' _^ ͙s u kept me motionless for a quarter of an hour, waiting till it subsided again. I could not remove from...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 24

1821
...sit,; but when my weight bore on the body of an Egyptian, it crushed it like a band-box. I naturally had recourse to my hands to sustain my weight, but...bones, rags, and wooden cases, which raised such a dusl as kept me motionless for a quarter of an hour, waiting till it subsided again. 1 could not remove...
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Il Conte di Carmagnola: tragedia di Alessandro Manzoni, Milano, 1820 ...

1821 - 31 pages
...sit ; but when my weight bore on the body of an Egyptian, it crushed it like a band-box. I natural]; had recourse to my hands to sustain my weight, but...of bones, rags, and wooden cases, which raised such a<i(M as kept me motionless for a quarter of an hour, waiting till it subsided again. 1 could not remove...
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Fruits of Enterprize Exhibited in the Travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia ...

Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson - Egypt - 1821 - 250 pages
...recourse to his hands to sustain his weight, but they could find no better support, so that he would sink altogether among the broken mummies, with a crash...rags, and wooden cases, which raised such a dust as sometimes left him motionless a quarter of an hour, waiting till it subsided again. BERNARD. — Oh,...
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