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" Georgiania there is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not good to use with food, but 'tis good to burn, and is also used to anoint camels that have the... "
From Constantinople to the home of Omar Khayyam - Page 29
by Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson - 1911 - 317 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 181

1889
...Georgine there is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, inasmuch as a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...good to burn, and is also used to anoint camels that • The Region of the Eternal Fire. By Charles Marvin. London: Allen and Co., 1888. have the mange....
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The book of Ser Marco Polo: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of ..., Volume 1

Marco Polo, Sir Henry Yule - History - 1871
...towards-Georgiania there is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...in all the countries round about they have no other oil.5 Now, having done with Great Armenia, we will tell you of Georgiania. NOTE 1. — ERZINGAN, an...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms ..., Volume 1

Sir Henry Yule - Asia - 1875 - 1050 pages
...Georgiania there is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...in all the countries round about they have no other oil.5 Now, having done with Great Armenia, we will tell you of Georgiania. NOTE 1. — ERZINGAN, an...
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The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and ...

Marco Polo - Travel - 1875 - 462 pages
...Georgiania there is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...in all the countries round about they have no other oil.s Now, having done with Great Armenia, we will tell you of Georgiania. NOTE 1. — ERZINGAN, an...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms ..., Volume 1

Sir Henry Yule - Asia - 1875 - 1050 pages
...Georgiania there is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...in all the countries round about they have no other oil.5 ^ — """"v Now, having done with Great Armenia, we will tell you of Georgiania. NOTE 1. —...
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All the Year Round, Volume 13; Volume 33

1875
...there is a " fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not good to use with food, but is good to burn, and is also used to anoint camels that have the mange." Pausing to describe the Iron...
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The Boy Travellers in the Far East: Adventures of two youths in a journey to ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - East Asia - 1881
...the kingdom of Mosul, ' from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred ship-loads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...is also used to anoint camels that have the mange.' Evidently they had petroleum in Asia six hundred years ago, as we have it in America to-day, and thought...
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The Boy Travellers in the Far East: Part Second, Adventures of Two Youths in ...

Thomas Wallace Knox - Cambodia - 1882 - 446 pages
...the kingdom of Mosul, ' from which oil springs in great abundance, insomuch that a hundred ship-loads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...is also used to anoint camels that have the mange.' Evidently they had petroleum in Asia six hundred years ago, as we have it in America to-day, and thought...
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The Region of the Eternal Fire: an Account of a Journey to the Petroleum ...

Charles Marvin - Baku - 1884 - 413 pages
...century, " there is a fountain from which oil springs in great abundance, inasmuch as a hundred shiploads might be taken from it at one time. This oil is not...People come from vast distances to fetch it, for in all countries round there is no other oil."* Referring to this in a note, Colonel Yule, who is regarded...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 3; Volume 50

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1884
...the vast organization of the Nobels. 'The oil,' says Marco Polo, 'is not good with food, but it is good to burn, and is also used to anoint camels that have the mange.' And this oil that is good to burn, all through the long summer twilights the petroleum trains are carrying...
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