"Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with thee. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom, while he was yet alive in the midst of the oak. And ten young men that bare Joab's armor compassed about and smote Absalom, and slew him." 2 Samuel 18:14-15 ASV
<p>Illustration of Absalom hanging by his hair from an oak tree. His horse is rearing on its hind legs, preparing to run away. Joab, the general, holds two spears in one hand and prepares to stab Absalom with the third. Other members of Joab's troops have their swords raised, poised to strike.

Absalom is Killed by Joab While Hanging in a Tree

"Then said Joab, I may not tarry thus with thee. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust them…

"A piston and rod shown with attached weight. The valve, A, can be opened and closed as needed so that the piston can be moved." &mdash;Hallock 1905

Piston and Rod

"A piston and rod shown with attached weight. The valve, A, can be opened and closed as needed so that…

Method of drying seed corn

Drying corn

Method of drying seed corn

A genus with numberous species varying in habitat. Mostly cultivated for their beauty.

Dendrobium

A genus with numberous species varying in habitat. Mostly cultivated for their beauty.

"In architecture, a sculptured ornament in imitation of a garland or festoon of fruits, leaves, or flowers, or of other objects, suspended between two points." -Whitney, 1911

Encarpus

"In architecture, a sculptured ornament in imitation of a garland or festoon of fruits, leaves, or flowers,…

"Hanging and flogging."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

hanging and flogging

"Hanging and flogging."— Frank Leslie, 1896

In architecture, not standing on a foundation, but supported on a corbel. It is applied chiefly as a decoration.

Hanging Buttress

In architecture, not standing on a foundation, but supported on a corbel. It is applied chiefly as a…

"A prospective scene in the city of Oaks, 4th of March, 1869. The above represents the fate in store for those great pests of Southern society--the carpet-bagger and scalawag--if found in Dixie's land after the break of day on the 4th of March next. A fascimile put in evidence before the Congressional Committee."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

KKK Scene

"A prospective scene in the city of Oaks, 4th of March, 1869. The above represents the fate in store…

The blue and yellow macaw is a group of large parrots, here hanging upside down from a tree branch.

Blue and Yellow Macaw

The blue and yellow macaw is a group of large parrots, here hanging upside down from a tree branch.