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The Egyptians also made ropes from papyrus and palm fibers, of which specimens still exist.
Twelve of these ropes were used, about nine inches thick, some of them being made of flax and others of papyrus.
When some dexterity had been acquired, the pupil was taught to use the reed pen and write with ink upon papyrus.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
This is a most important papyrus for a knowledge of Ancient Egyptian philosophy.
SCARABSISAAC MYER
The Ebers Papyrus shows us that the specialties were by no means scantily developed.
All over the ancient lands are buried and forgotten cities, and in those cities are papyrus scrolls and graven tablets and bricks.
"The king hath spoken," was the subservient reply, while with a low obeisance a roll of papyrus was laid at the royal feet.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
The actual margin of its waters is lined by a deep fence of papyrus and tall reeds, from ten to fourteen feet high.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Stripping off the papyrus, we found the flesh in excellent preservation, with no perceptible odor.
Every man of them flung his javelin: the one that came my way drove through my shield as through a papyrus—lo there!
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW

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