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" Whilst Alypius, assisted by the governor of the province, urged, with vigour and diligence, the execution of the work, horrible balls of fire breaking out near the foundations, with frequent and reiterated attacks, rendered the place, from time to time,... "
Review of Fox's Book of Martyrs - Page 150
by William Eusebius Andrews - 1824
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The Lives of the Primitive Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal ..., Volume 3

Alban Butler, Charles Butler - Saints - 1798
...issued, says Ammianus, " such horrible balls of fire out of the earth near the " foundations, (23) which rendered the place, from " time to time, inaccessible...distance, Alypius thought " proper to give over the enterprise." (V) This is also recorded by the Christian authors, who, besides the earthquake and fiery...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

...says a heathen historian, * horrible balls of firebreaking out, with frequent and repeated attacks, rendered the place from time to time inaccessible...workmen ; and the victorious element continuing in this way obstinately bent to drive them to a distance; the undertaking was abandoned.' Thus are the attempt*...
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Universal history, ancient and modern, Volume 7

William Fordyce Mavor - 1804
...That horrible balls of fire breaking out from the foundations, with frequent and reiterated attacks, rendered the place, from time to time, inaccessible...resolutely bent; 'a"s it were, to drive them to a distance, the undertaking was entirely abandoned." Julian having settled the internal policy of the empire, and...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records ..., Volume 7

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...horrible balls of fire breaking out from "the foundations, with frequent and reiterated " attacks, rendered the place, from time to " time, inaccessible...and blasted " workmen ; and the victorious element con" tinuing in this manner obstinately and reso" lutely bent, as it were, to drive them to a dis"...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1804
...horrible balls of fire breaking out near the foundations, .' with frequent and reiterated attacks, rendered the place, " from time to time, inaccessible...and " blasted workmen ; and the victorious element continu" ing in this manner obstinately and resolutely bent, as it " were, to drive them to a distance,...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records ..., Volume 7

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...horrible balls of fire breaking out from "the foundations, with frequent and reiterated " attacks, rendered the place, from time to " time, inaccessible to the scorched and blasted M workmen ; and the victorious element con" tinuing in. this manner obstinately and reso" lutely bent,...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811
...horrible balls of " fire, breaking out near the foundations, with fre" quent and reiterated attacks, rendered the place, " from time to time, inaccessible...and " blasted workmen ; and the victorious element con". tinuing, in this manner, obstinately and resolutely " bent, as it were, to drive them to a distance,...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 8

William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...horrible balls of *' fire, breaking out near the foundations, with fre" quent and reiterated attacks, rendered the place, " from time to time, inaccessible...and " blasted workmen ; and the victorious element con" tinuing, in this manner, obstinately and resolutely " bent, as it were, to drive them to a distance,...
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The Destruction of Jerusalem: An Absolute and Irresistible Proof of the ...

George Holford - Apologetics - 1812 - 144 pages
...work, horrible balls of fire, breaking out near the foundation, with frequent and reiterated attacks, rendered the place, from time to time, inaccessible...resolutely bent, as it were, to drive them to a distance, the undertaking was abandoned." Speaking of this event, even Gibbon, who is notorious for his scepticism....
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A Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville - Great Britain - 1812
...horrible balls of fire breaking out from the foundations, with frequent and reiterated attacks, tendered the place from time to time inaccessible to the scorched and blasted workmen. He died in the same year, 31 years old, from a wound he received in his expedition against Persia,...
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