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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An ancient Egyptian measure of surface, according to Herodotus the square of 100 cubits, which would be 27.35 ares, or 0.676 of an English acre.

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  • I say, "I have this empathic arura that inclines men to kiss me".

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  • "Yes, sir; but 'he that plougheth should plough in hope'; and when I can see clearly across the wide field, and drive the gleaming share of truth straight and steady to the end, then, and not till then, shall I render my summer-day's arura.

    St. Elmo

  • Rigorously the world exacts the full quota of the author's arura. "

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  • "Yes, sir; but 'he that plougheth should plough in hope;' and when I can see clearly across the wide field, and drive the gleaming share of truth straight and steady to the end, then, and not till then, shall I render my summer day's arura.

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  • Rigorously the world exacts to the last iota, the full quota of the author's arura. "

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  • Patrum, p. 1014, 1015,) and the Egyptian cubit of all ages be equal to twenty-two English inches, (Greaves, vol.i. p. 233,) the arura will consist of about three quarters of an English acre.] [Footnote 10: The description of the monastery is given by Jerom (tom.

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  • (Greaves, vol.i. p. 233,) the arura will consist of about three quarters of an English acre.] 10 The description of the monastery is given by Jerom (tom.i. p. 248, 249, in Vit.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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