Lectures in Natural Philosophy: Designed, to be a Foundation, for Reasoning Pertinently, Upon the Petrifications, Gems, Crystals, and Sanative Quality of Lough Neagh in Ireland; and Intended to be an Introduction, to the Natural History of Several Counties Contiguous to that Lake, Particularly ... Ardmagh. By Richard Barton, ...
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Page 161 - Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 162 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
Page 161 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Page 109 - Their Purpose is, in short, to make faithful Records of all the Works of Nature, or Art, which can come within their Reach; that so the present Age, and Posterity, may be able to put a Mark on the Errors, which have been strengthened by long Prescription; to restore the Truths, that have lain neglected; to push on...
Page 149 - Diameter, in which we placed a Thermometer, and by means of a Pan of Coals, we brought the Water to the fame degree of Heat, which is obferved to be that of the Air in our hotteft...
Page 158 - And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones : the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle : this shall be the first row. And the second row shall be an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond. And the third row a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst. And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper : they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.
Page i - Lectures in natural philosophy, designed to be a foundation for reasoning pertinently, upon the petrifactions, gems, crystals, and sanative quality of Lough Neagh in Ireland ; and intended to be an introduction to the natural history of several counties contiguous to that lake, particularly the county of Armagh.
Page 161 - She feeketh wool and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. " She is like the merchants mips, me bringeth her food from afar. " She rifeth alfo while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her houfhold, and a portion to her maidens. " She confidereth a field, and buyeth it ; with the fruit of her hands me planteth a vineyard.