The Works of the REV. P. Doddridge Volume 8

The Works of the REV. P. Doddridge Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1805 edition. Excerpt: ...in8 as, he wi, ld had varied more to tl- nrtl'- wii, and so were dii-and blew them towards Africa, lest they should, eu-fall upon the greater or the lesser Syrtis, those quick-sands on the African shore so famous for the destruction of mariners and vessels h, they struck sail, that so their progress might be slower and some more favourable weather in the mean time might come for their relief, and so were is And tve being driven before the wind. And us we were ex-18 wT.he'.empes'rtne ceedingly tossed by the storm, and there was dannext ger of the vessel'sfoundenng, the next day they lightened U A temwstuous Kind, which is called hurricane, often shifting its quarter, and Euroclydon.' The learned Dr. Bcntlcy (in accordingly not hearing them forward nis Remwhon Freethinkiw;, Part II. 69, any one way, but tossing them bnckward 70, ) ha taken a great deal of pains to and forward in (he Adriatic; (ver. 27.) establish the reading of the Alexandrian which is very agreeable to the account Manuscript, admitted also by Grotius and which the learned and accurate Dr. Shaw Cluveriut, ) Sicil. Antiq. lib. ii. p. 4+2, ) gives of the matter in his Travels, p. 358 which is iv: nn'jjiy, agreeable to the vulvar--361, where he explains it as one of the E'iraqmlo, the north-east wind, which was furiuus kind of winds, now called Levan indceil proper to carry the ship from Crete lers, which are easterlij winds, not confined to the African shore, and so inijht ex-tn one single point, but blowing in all pose them to the danger of the Syrtis. directions from the north-east to the south (Vcr. n.) Rut I think my learned friend east. See also Erasmus on this place. Mr. BrcWell, in his ingenious introduc-h Lest tJiey should fall upon tlie quick-tion to his more

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