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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 Treasury of Botany ...

John Lindley - 1866
...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...any one be afraid of taking it Into their hands.' Dloscorides mentions a male and female kind of Mandrake, which appa! rently correspond with tbe spring...
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The Origin of Christianity: And a Commentary to the Acts of the Apostles

Isaac Mayer Wise - 1868 - 535 pages
...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 Works of Josephus: With a Life Written by Himself, Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1869
...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 cim observes here, that in Grcccia Major and Sicily they linJ rue prodigiously great and durable, like...
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The Treasury of Botany: L-Z, with supplement

John Lindley, Thomas Moore - 1874
...that tied him, this root is easily plucked up, but tbc dog dies immediately, if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away ; nor after...any one be afraid of taking it into their hands.' Dioscorides mentions a male and female kind of Mandrake, which apparently correspond with the spring...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review

1884
...in giving account of a wonderful plant, and the difficulties and dangers of gathering it, says : " 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,...
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The Works of Josephus: With a Life Written by Himself, Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1889
...(our centuries. See Antiq. B. vi. ch. viii. sect. 2 ; U. ii. ch. ii. sect ,',. be afraid of tak.ng it into their hands. 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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An Encyclopaedia of Religions

Maurice Arthur Canney - 1921 - 397 pages
...Ware of the Jews (vii. 6, 3) Josephus mentions a herb Baaras which was difficult to pluck. He adds : " 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 sick persons, it quickly drives away those called demons, which...
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What Jesus Taught: For Discussion Groups and Classes

Arthur Wakefield Slaten - 1922 - 194 pages
...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 anyone be afraid of taking it into his hands. Yet after all this pains in getting, it is only valuable...
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Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, Volume 3

John Rylands Library - 1917
...him that tied him, this root is easily plucked up, but the dog dies immediately, as it were, instead of the man that would take the plant away ; nor after this would any one be afraid of taking it into their hands. . . . If it be only brought to sick persons,...
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Three Books of Occult Philosophy

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim - 1993 - 938 pages
...that tied him, this root is easily plucked up. hut the dog dies immediately, as if it were instead of the man that would take the plant away: nor after this need any one he afraid of taking it into their hands. Yet after all this pains in getting it, it is only valuahle...
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