Sentence Examples

  • As roundly 1200 cubits, showing a cubit of about 17.6 in.
  • Its dimensions are given as 300 cubits long, 50 cubits broad and 30 cubits high (cubit =18-22 in.).
  • In Egypt the cubit lengthened 1/170 in some thousands of years (25, 44) The Italian mile has lengthened 1/170 since Roman times (2); the English mile lengthened about 1/300 in four centuries (31).
  • (23) Sir Isaac Newton, Dissertation upon the Sacred Cubit (1737);
  • But Buteo and Kircher have proved geometrically that, taking the cubit of a foot and a half, the ark was abundantly sufficient for all the animals supposed to be lodged in it.