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" One may call this place the ambition of nature, where it forces those plants that are naturally enemies to one another to agree together ; it is a happy contention of the seasons, as if every one of them laid claim to this country... "
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 185
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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The seven books of the Jewish war, with two books against Apion, and a ...

Flavius Josephus - 1809
...more temperate. One may call this place the ambition of nature, where it forces thofe plants that are naturally enemies to one another to agree together : It is a happy contention of the feafons, as if every one of them laid claim to this country ; for it not only Bourifhes different forts...
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The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations ..., Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1814
...more temperate. One may call this place the ambition of nature, where it forces those plants that are naturally enemies to one another to agree together...it not only nourishes different sorts of autumnal fruits beyond men's expectation, but preserves them also a great while; it supplies men with the principal...
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Antiquities of the Jews ... compiled from authentic sources: and their ...

William Brown, David Jennings - 1823
...the ambition of nature, for it forces those plants that are naturally enemies to one another to grow together. It is a happy contention of the seasons,...nourishes different sorts of autumnal fruit beyond men's expectations, but preserves them also a great while. It supplies men with grapes and figs during ten...
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Palestine: Or, The Holy Land

Josiah Conder - 1824 - 372 pages
...more temperate. One may call this place the ambition of nature, where it forces those plants that are naturally enemies to one another, to agree together. It is a happy contention of the seaeons, as if every one of them laid claim to this country; for H not only nourishes different sorts...
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The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1825
...more temperate. One may call this place the ambition of nature, where it forces those planta that are naturally enemies to one another to agree together...it not only nourishes different sorts of autumnal fruils beyond men's expectation, but preserves them also a great while ; it supplies men with the principal...
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The Ladies' Wreath, Volume 3

1850
...planted in abundance, and flourished together." He calls the place " the ambition of nature," and " the happy contention of the seasons, as if every one of them laid claim to this country," where the soil and the climate forced plants that were the natural enemies of each other to agree together....
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The History of the Jews, from the Christian Era to the Dawn of the Reformation

Philip Henry Gosse - 1851 - 400 pages
...to perfection in this delightful region. "It is a kindly contention of the seasons, as if each one laid claim to this country ; for it not only nourishes...fruit beyond men's expectation, but preserves them a great while ; it supplies men with the principal fruits, with grapes and figs continually, during...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1852
...more temperate. One may call this place the ambition of nature, where it forces those plants that are naturally enemies to one another to agree together...contention of the seasons ; as if every one of them hiid claim to this country ; for it not only nourishes different sorts of autumnal fruit beyond men's...
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Notes of a Theological Student

James Mason Hoppin - 1854 - 256 pages
...more temperate. One may call this place the ambition of nature ; for it forces those plants that are naturally enemies to one another to agree together....of autumnal fruit, beyond men's expectation ; but pro. serves them also a great while. It supplies men with the principal fruits. with grapes and figs....
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The library of biblical literature, Volumes 4-5

1856
...where it forces those plants that are naturally enemies to one another to agree together It not onlv nourishes different sorts of autumnal fruit beyond men's expectation, but preserves them a great while; it supplies men with the principal fruits, with grapes and figs con* Jewish Ware, iii....
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