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" The sentence was executed with blind obedience, the volumes of paper or parchment were distributed to the four thousand baths of the city; and such was their incredible multitude that six months were barely sufficient for the consumption of this precious... "
The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt - Page 250
by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1902 - 674 pages
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1802
...blind obedience: ' the volumes oí paper or parch* ment were distributed to the four ' thousand baths; and such was ' their incredible multitude, that '...were barely sufficient * for the consumption of this pre* ¿ious fuel. Since the Dynasties of * Abulpharagius have been given ' to the world in a Latin...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...volumes of paper or parchment were distributed to the four thousand baths of the city; and such wastheir incredible multitude, that six months were barely...sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. Since the Dynasties of Abulpharagius116 have been given to the world in a Latin version, the tale has...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...executed with blind obedience; the volumes of paper or parchment were distributed to the four thousand baths of the city ; and such was their incredible...sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. Since the Dynasties of Abulpharagius * have been given to the world in a Latin version, the tale has...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...obedience; the volumes of paper or parchmentwere distributed tothe/bur thousand baths of the cityJ and such was their incredible multitude, that six months were barely sufficient for the con4Utpl|#i<i<<rf>*hJ5 preeiofrs fuel. Since the Dynasties of Abulpharagius * have been given to...
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An Introduction to the Study of Bibliography: To which is ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hartwell Horne - 1814 - 758 pages
...parchment were distributed to the four thousand baths of the city; and such was their incredible number, that six months were barely sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel 1 . 7. LIBRARIES OF THE GREEKS. Of Grecian Literature or History we have no authentic information,...
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Time's Telescope

1817
...The*1 volumes of paper, or parchment, were distributed to the four thousand baths of the city ; and six months were barely sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. *16. 1794. GIBBON DIED. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between...
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Universal History Americanised, Or, An Historical View of the World from the ...

David Ramsay - 1819
...with blind obedience; the volumes of paper or parchment were distributed to the four thousand fcutha of the city; and such was their incredible multitude,...sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. This tale Las been repeatedly transcribed from Abulpharagius; and cve;y scholar, with pious indignation,...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...with blind obedience: the volumes of paper, or parchment, were distributed among the four thousand baths of the city ; and such was their incredible...sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. Since the dynasties of Abulpharagius have been given to the w r orld in a Latin version, the tale has...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - 1831
...same name, was equal to old Philoponus in diligence, and far superior in good sense and mal knowledge. multitude, that six months were barely sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. Since the Dynasties of Abulpharagius(ll6) have been given to the world in a Latin version, the tale...
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A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners ...

Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs - 1832 - 1003 pages
...paper or parchment were distributed to the four thousand baths of the city; and such was their number, that six months were barely sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. ALGUM, or D'DU1?, 1 Kings x, 11, 12. This is the name of a kind of wood, or tree, large quantities...
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