Since the fifteenth century many Chinese literati have embraced a new system, which acknowledges an universal principle, ... The books were written in a neat, distinct hand, on long pieces of parchment, and folded on rollers. ... of Moses, in which every Saturday, and on days of great solemnity, they place the Pentateuch, and read some portions of it. ... They neither kindle fire, nor cook any victuals on Saturday ; but prepare on Friday, whatever may be necessary for the following day.
|Title||:||The American Universal Geography|
|Author||:||Jedidiah Morse, Aaron Arrowsmith, Samuel Lewis|