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" None of these ladies," says Shaw, " take themselves to be completely dressed, till they have tinged the hair and edges of their eyelids with the powder of lead ore. Now, as this operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin... "
Travels, Or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant ... - Page 229
by Thomas Shaw - 1757 - 513 pages
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Oriental customs

Samuel Burder - Bible - 1807
...this operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards, through the eye-lids, over the ball of the eye, we shall have a lively image of what the prophet (Jer, iv. 30.)^ may be supposed to mean by rending the...
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Oriental Customs: Or an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, Volume 1

Samuel Burder - 1804
...this operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards, through the eye-lids, over the ball of the eye, we shall have a lively image of what the prophet (Jer. iv. SO.) may be supposed to mean by rending the...
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A Harmony of the Four Gospels: in which the Natural Order of Each ..., Volume 1

James Macknight - Bible - 1809
...pounded to an impalpable powder, wa< the mineral which they al*rivf made use ct" fi- painting t'uc eyes, and then drawing it afterwards through the eye-lids,...the eye, we have a lively image of what the prophet Jeremiah (iv. 30.) may be supposed to mean by renting the eyes (not as we render it, with painting,...
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Oriental customs: or, An illustration of the Sacred scriptures by ..., Volume 1

Samuel Burder - 1812
...this operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards, through the eye-lids, over the ball of the eye, we shall have a lively image of what the prophet ( Jer. iv. 30.) may be supposed to mean by rending the...
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Isaiah a new translation: with a preliminary dissertation and notes ...

Bible - 1815 - 422 pages
...This operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards through, the eye-lids, over the ball of the eye." Ezekiel (xxiii. 40,) uses the same word in the form of a verb, fyy rhm, " thou didst dress thine eyes...
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Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance

Thomas Moore - Bookbinding - 1817 - 405 pages
...this operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards, through the eyelids over the ball of the eye, we shall have a lively image of what the Prophet (Jer. iv. 30.) may be supposed to mean ,by rending the...
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Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance

Thomas Moore - Bookbinding - 1817 - 405 pages
...of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards, through the eyelids over the ball of the eye, we shall have a lively image of what the Prophet (Jer. iv. 30.) may be supposed to mean by rending the eyes with painting. This practice is no doubt of great antiquity ;...
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Isaiah. A new translation; with a preliminary dissertation, and notes, by R ...

Isaiah (the prophet) - 1822
...This operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards through the eyelids, over the ball of the eye." Ezekiel (xxiii. 40.) uses the same word in the form of a verb, *\"yy rbrts, " thou didst dress thine...
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1823
...this operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards, through the eye-lids over the ball of the eye, we shall have a lively image of what the prophet (Jer. iv. 3o.) may be supposed to mean by rending the...
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The Works of Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh

Thomas Moore - 1823
...this operation is performed by dipping first into the powder a small wooden bodkin of the thickness of a quill, and then drawing it afterwards, through the eye-lids over the ball of the eye, we shall have a lively image of what the prophet (Jer. iv. 3o.) may be supposed to mean by rending the...
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