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" When the weather is thick and hazy, the springs boil up the higher, and the naphtha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame into the sea in great quantities, to a distance almost incredible. "
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1890
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The Youth's Companion: Or, An Historical Dictionary; Consisting of Articles ...

Ezra Sampson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1807 - 463 pages
...When the weather is thick and hazy, the Naptha-Springe (in Portia) boil up the higher, and the naptha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame hi great quantities to a distance almost incredible. In clear wca• ther the »pring» do not boil...
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The Youth's Companion: Or An Historical Dictionary; Consisting of Articles ...

Ezra Sampson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1813 - 424 pages
...When the weather is thick and hazy, the Naptha-Springs (in Persia) boil up the higher, and the naptha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame in great quantities to a distance almost incredible. In clear weather the springs do not boil up above...
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Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance

Thomas Moore - Bookbinding - 1817 - 335 pages
...weather is hazy, the springs of Naptha (on an island near Baku) boil up the higher, and the Naptha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame into the sea to a distance almost incredible.". — Hanway on the Everlasting Fire at Baku. " On, Swords of God...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1817
...weather is hazy, the springs of Naptha (on an island near Baku) boil up the higher, and the Naptha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame into the sea to a distance almost incredible." — Hamoay on the Everlasting Firt at Baku.' 1 Oh Oh Reason ! who...
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Sketches of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: With One Hundred Engravings, Volume 2

Joseph Emerson Worcester - Geography - 1823
...is covered with it for leagues together. When the weather is thick and hazy, the springs boil up the higher ; and the naphtha often takes fire on the surface...great quantities, to a distance almost incredible. H European's first impression on his landing in Persia. " Accustomed as his eye has been," says Mr....
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Letters from the Caucasus and Georgia: To which are Added, the Account of a ...

Frederika von Freygang, Wilhelm von Freygang - Caucasus - 1823 - 414 pages
...weather is hazy, the springs of naptha, (on an island near Baku,) boil up the higher, and the naptha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame into the sea to a distance almost incredible." — Hameay. The Russians are said to drink the white naphtha as a...
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The Works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1823
...weather is hazy, the springs of Naptha (on an island near Baku) boil up the higher, and the Naptha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame into the sea to a distance almost incredible." — HAISWAY, on the ILverlasling Fire at liaku. Such was the wild...
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Lalla Rookh

Thomas Moore - 1826 - 397 pages
...abroad ! • " When the weather is hazy, the springs of Naphtha (on an island near Baku) boil up the higher, and the Naphtha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame into the sea to a distancealmost incredible."— Hanway on the Everlasting Fire at Baku.. " On, Swords of God !"...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, Including Melodies, Ballads, Etc

Thomas Moore - 1835 - 419 pages
...weather is hazy, thesprinsrs of Naptha (on an island near Baku) boil up higher, and the Naptha %ften akes fire on the surface of the earth, and runs in a flame nto the sea, to a distance almost incredible." — Ilantoay on tie everlasting Fire at Baku. 3 In the...
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A system of geography, including also the elements of astronomy

Thomas Ewing (of Edinburgh.) - 1839 - 80 pages
...the springs boil up the higher ; ard the naphtha often takes fire on the surface of the earth, ar.d runs in a flame into the sea, in great quantities, to a distance almost ircrcdible. In clear weather the springs do not boil up above two cr three feet Some of the springs...
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