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" ... they dig a trench quite round about it, till the hidden part of the root be very small, they then tie a dog to it, and when the dog tries hard to follow him that tied him, this root is easily plucked up, but the dog dies immediately, as if it were... "
The seven books of the Jewish war, with two books against Apion, and a ... - Page 415
by Flavius Josephus - 1809
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The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations ..., Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1814
...that tied him. this root is easily plucked up, but the dog dies immediately, as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away ; nor after...getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it be only brought to the sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons,...
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The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus: The Learned and Authentic ..., Volume 7

Flavius Josephus - 1815
...that tied him, this root is easily plucked up, but the dog dies immediately, as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away ; nor, after...getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it be only brought to the sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons,...
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The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus: Containing three books of the Jewish ...

Flavius Josephus - 1824
...that tied him, this root is easily plucked up, but the dog dies immediately, as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away ; nor, after...getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it be only brought to the sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons,...
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The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Jewish Historian ..., Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1824
...that tied him, this root is easily plucked up ; but the dog dies immediately : as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away. Nor after...this need any one be afraid of taking it into their h;mds. Yet after all this pains in getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that,...
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The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1825
...dies immediate!'-, as if it were instead of the man that would take thé plant away ; nor after tins need any one be afraid of taking it into their hands....getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it be only brought to the sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons,...
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A Catechism on the Parables of the New Testament

John Mather Austin - 1842 - 182 pages
...? A. In speaking of a remarkable root called baaras) which it was difficult to procure, he says, " Yet after all this pains in getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it only be brought to sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons, which...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1852
...that tied him, this root is easily plucked up ; but the dog dies immediately, as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away ; nor after...getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it be only brought to sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons, which...
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Three Inquiries on the Following Scriptural Subjects: I. The Personality of ...

Walter Balfour - 1854 - 395 pages
...and in his Jewish War, book vn.,'chap. vi., sect. 3, speaking of a very remarkable root he says, " Yet after all this pains in getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it be only brought to the sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons,...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus ...

Flavius Josephus - 1856
...that tied him, this root is easily plucked up ; but the dog dies immediately, as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away ; nor after this need any one be afraid of taking it into tlieir hands. Yet after all this pains in yetting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1859
...touch it, unless any one take and hang the root itself down from his hand, and so carry it away. . . . Yet, after all this pains in getting, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it be only brought to the sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons,...
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