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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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Illness and Health in the Jewish Tradition: Writings from the Bible to Today

David L. Freeman (M.D.), Judith Z. Abrams - 1999 - 291 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...their hands. Yet, after all this pains in getting it, it is only valuable on account of one virtue it hath, that if it only be brought to sick persons, it...
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The Gospel of Matthew, Volume Two

William Barclay - 2002 - 442 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 their hands. Yet after all these pains in getting it, it is only...
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The Great Roman-Jewish War

Flavius Josephus, William Whiston, David Samuel Margoliouth - 2004 - 485 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 their hands. Yet, after all this pains in getting, it is only valuable...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus: The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem ...

M. a. Reverend a. R. Shilleto, Flavius Josephus - 2006 - 276 pages
...that tied him, the root is easily plucked up ; but the dog dies immediately, as if a victim instead of the man that would take the plant away. Nor after this need any one be afraid of taking it into his hands. Yet after all this risk in getting it, it is only sought after on account of one property...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus ...: To which are Added, Three ..., Volume 4

Flavius Josephus - 1822
...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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