The Pictorial Bible; Being the Old and New Testaments According to the Authorized Version Volume 1


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...and valuable for its texture. A reference to Theophrastus, iii. 11, shows us that the fEcpoe or cedar was a species of juniper, which produced berries, and leaves that were remarkable for their thorny stiffness. One variety is mentioned as peculiar to Syria or Phoenicia, and as serving for nautical purposes, ...