Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petrĉa, and the Holy Land

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Harper & Brothers, 1838
 

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Pagina 4 - LOGIC, or the Science of Inference. A Popular Manual. By J. Devey. MILLER (Professor). History Philosophically Illustrated, from the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution.
Pagina 201 - Noph ; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt. It shall be the basest of the nations, neither shall it exalt itself any more above the nations : for I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.
Pagina 4 - Thousand, and from 1 to 365 Days, in a regular progression of single Days ; with Interest at all the above Rates, from One to Twelve Months, and from One to Ten Years. Also, numerous other Tables of Exchanges, Time, and Discounts.
Pagina 18 - Kleber, the hero of many a bloody field, died ingloriously by the hands of an assassin. Crossing this square, he will plunge into the narrow streets of Cairo. Winding his doubtful and perilous way among tottering and ruined houses, jostled by camels, dromedaries, horses, and donkeys, perhaps he will draw up against a wall, and, thinking of plague, hold his breath, and screw himself into nothing, while he allows a corpse to pass, followed by a long train of howling women, dressed in black with masks...
Pagina 163 - So I went in and saw ; and, behold, every form of creeping things, and abominable beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel, portrayed upon the wall round about.
Pagina 246 - And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter : therefore the name of it was called Marah.
Pagina 3 - ... COURSE of SERMONS for the YEAR; containing Two for each Sunday, and one for each Holyday ; abridged from the most eminent Divines of the Established Church, and adapted to the Service of the Day : intended for the Use of Families and Schools.
Pagina xiii - IT is to the discovery of the passage to India by the Cape of Good Hope, and...
Pagina xiii - Gate, for chariot-races, and on the east a splendid gymnasium more than six hundred feet in length, with theatres, baths, and all that could make it a desirable residence for a luxurious people. When it fell into the hands of the Saracens...

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