They allowed us to grind the spices, pick over the raisins and lick the stirring spoons.
There is a considerable export of currants and raisins and concentrated wine must from this country.
It is the principal port of the island, exporting barley, wheat, cotton, raisins, oranges, lemons and gypsum.
A larger product of the vine was in the form of raisins and currants, of which quantities were exported to Russia.
They worshipped Re at sunrise with resin, at mid-day with myrrh and at sunset with an elaborate confection called kuphi, compounded of no fewer than sixteen ingredients, among which were honey, wine, raisins, resin, myrrh and sweet calamus.