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" It was of old a most happy land, both for the fruits it bore and the riches of its cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning; in consequence of which there are still the remainders... "
The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ... - Page 241
by Flavius Josephus - 1815
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The British Millennial Harbinger, Volume 11

1858
...sepulchral light on the dead bushes and fragments of rock." Josephus and others speak of " fruits which have a colour as if they were fit to be eaten -but if you pluck them they dissolve into smoke and ashes." These famous " apples of Sodom" are found to be the osher\i{ the...
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The Works of Josephus: With a Life Written by Himself, Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1869
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there...fire ; and the traces [or shadows] of the five cities arc still to be seen, as well as the . ashes growing in their fruits, which fruits have a color as...
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The Land and the Book: Southern Palestine and Jerusalem

William McClure Thomson - 1880
...say so.1 Josephus, also, says that " there are still the remainders of that divine fire, and traces of the five cities are still to be seen, as well as...ashes growing in their fruits. Which fruits have a color as if they were fit to be eaten, but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve into smoke...
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The Works of Josephus: With a Life Written by Himself, Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1889
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning ; in consequence of which there...ashes growing in their fruits, which fruits have a color as if they were fit to be eaten ; but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve into smoke...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - 2000 - 627 pages
...every day; and as the rays of the sun fall differently upon it, the light is variously reflected . . . and the traces (or shadows) of the five cities are still to be seen. Poe may also have used encyclopedias and Biblical commentaries on Genesis 19, the story of Lot. The...
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The Great Roman-Jewish War

Flavius Josephus, William Whiston, David Samuel Margoliouth - 2004 - 485 pages
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how, for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning; in consequence of which there...ashes growing in their fruits; which fruits have a color as if they were fit to be eaten, but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve into smoke...
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Letters to a Spiritual Seeker

Henry David Thoreau, Harrison Gray Blake - 2004 - 266 pages
...historian Josephus (AD 37100), who claimed that remnants of the trees of Sodom (north of the Dead Sea) "are still to be seen, as well as the ashes growing in their fruits, which fruits have a color as if they were fit to be eaten; but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve into smoke...
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A Dictionary of the Bible: Volume II, Part II (I - Kinsman)

James Hastings - 2004 - 448 pages
...states that the country of Sodom bordered upon the Lake Asphaltitis (Salt Sea), and that the cities were burnt by lightning, in consequence of which there are still the remainders of that divine fire, and that the traces of the five cities are still to be seen (BJ IV. viii. 4 ; v. ziii. 6 ; Tac. Hist. T....
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America! You're Too Young to Die!

Chuck Anderson - 2007 - 204 pages
...cities, although it be now all burnt up. It is related how for the impiety of its inhabitants, it was burnt by lightning; in consequence of which there...(or shadows) of the five cities are still to be seen , . . "(Josephus in his " Wars Of The Jews, " book IV, chapter VIII) Shadows of the five cities are...
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Path of the Heretic: Liber Erratum

B. H. Powell - 2008 - 168 pages
...of its inhabitants it was burnt by lightning; In consequence of which there are still the reminders of that divine fire; and the traces [or shadows] of...ashes growing in their fruits, which fruits have a color as if they were fit to be eaten; but if you pluck them with your hands, they will dissolve into...
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