Travels in central Asia

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Pagina 5 - More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian.
Pagina 21 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Pagina 26 - PENROSE'S (REV. JOHN) Faith and Practice; an Exposition of the Principles and Duties of Natural and Revealed Religion. Post Svo. 8s. 6d. - (FC) Principles of Athenian Architecture, and the Optical Refinements exhibited in the Construction of the Ancient Buildings at Athens, from a Survey. With 40 Plates. Folio.
Pagina 12 - Handbook of Architecture. Being a Concise and Popular Account of the Different Styles prevailing in all Ages and Countries in the World. With a Description of the most remarkable Buildings.
Pagina 161 - ... the wind rushed over us with a dull, clattering sound, leaving us, in its passage, covered with a crust of sand two fingers thick. The first particles that touched me seemed to burn like a rain of flakes of fire.
Pagina 26 - Post 8vo. 8s. 6d. (FC) Principles of Athenian Architecture, and the Optical Refinements exhibited in the Construction of the Ancient Buildings at Athens, from a Survey. With 40 Plates. Folio. 61. 5s. PERCY'S (JOHN, MD) Metallurgy; or, the Art of Extracting Metals from their Ores and adapting them to various purposes of Manufacture.
Pagina 12 - FEATHERSTONHAUGH'S (GW) Tour through the Slave States of North America, from the River Potomac, to Texas and the Frontiers ef Mexico. Plates. 2 Vols. Svo. 26s. FELLOWS' (SiR CHARLES) Travels and Researches in Asia Minor, more particularly in the Province of Lycia.
Pagina 124 - Stamboul, when, with ever-increasing eagerness, he put question upon question concerning his numerous friends in the Turkish capital, and the recent doings and position of the Ottoman empire since the accession of the present Sultan. As I before said, I was fully confident in the part I was playing. On his side, Shiikrullah Bay could not contain himself for joy when I gave him news of his acquaintances there in detail. Still he felt not the less astonishment. ' In God's name, Efendi, what induced...
Pagina 442 - Turkestan, would be able to withstand the temptation of advancing, either personally or by her representatives, into Afghanistan and Northern India, where political intrigues are said to find always a fruitful soil. At the time when the Russian columns, under the orders of PerofFsky, threw their ominous shadow from the west shore of the Aral Sea as far as Kabul — at the time when the spectre of Vitkovitsh* appeared in that city and in Kandahar, the possibility of such complications as those alluded...
Pagina 278 - Hadji, Kurbunet' ('I would be thy victim '), ' tell me, you are an Englishman in Tebdil (disguise), are you not?' His action was so naive, that I was really sorry that I could not leave the boy in his illusion. I had cause to dread the wild fanaticism of the Afghans, and, assuming a manner as if the jest had gone too far, I said, ' Sahib mekun ' ('have done') ; ' you know the saying, "He who takes, even in sport, the believer for an unbeliever, is himself an unbeliever."* Give me rather something...

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