What the things agreed to give in return was plenty a’ fish - they druv ‘em in from all over the sea - an’ a few gold like things naow an’ then.
ur hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary: 04:007:086 The golden spoons were twelve, full of incense, weighing ten shekels apiece, after the shekel of the sanctuary: all the gold of the spoons was an hundred and twenty shekels.
Gold and silver, like all other commodities, naturally seek the market where the best price is given for them, and the best price is commonly given for every thing in the country which can best afford it.
great thanksThis noble merchant gentilly* anon *like a gentleman Answer’d and said, “O cousin mine, Dan John, Now sickerly this is a small request:My gold is youres, when that it you lest, And not only my gold, but my chaffare; merchandise Take what you list, *God shielde that ye spare.
14:003:006 And he garnished the house with precious stones for beauty: and the gold was gold of Parvaim.
24:010:009 Silver spread into plates is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the workman, and of the hands of the founder: blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the work of cunning men.
The gold of the summer picture was now gray, the colours mean, the rich soil mud, and the river cold.
His bill was black, and as the jet it shone; Like azure were his legges and his tone; toes His nailes whiter than the lily flow’r, And like the burnish’d gold was his colour, This gentle cock had in his governance Sev’n hennes, for to do all his pleasance, Which were his sisters and his paramours, And wondrous like to him as of colours.
Gold and silver, whether in the shape of coin or of plate, are utensils, it must be remembered, as much as the furniture of the kitchen.
In Great Britain it was, before the late reformation, a good deal so, the gold being more than two per cent.,
Then the woven gold on a wain was laden -- countless quite! --
Of brent* gold was the case** and the harness: burnished *quiver And ride forth a pace with sorrowful cheer** at a foot paceToward the grove, as ye shall after hear. **
Gold, then as now, was the most precious, and therefore most portable, security.
02:038:024 All the gold that was occupied for the work in all the work of the holy place, even the gold of the offering, was twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary.