Sentence Examples


  • Libanus, for frankincense, occurs only in the Vulgate.
  • They also melt frankincense as a depilatory, and smear their hands with a paste into the composition of which frankincense enters, for the purpose of communicating to them an attractive perfume.
  • Punt is identified with the Somali country, now known to be the native country of the trees that yield the bulk of the frankincense of commerce.
  • King Antigonus is said to have had a branch of the true frankincense tree sent to him.
  • 2), there is only one phoenix at a time, and he, at the close of his long life, builds himself a nest with twigs of cassia and frankincense, on which he dies; from his corpse is generated a worm which grows into the young phoenix.
 

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