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" Their immense branches, coarse when near, are neat and distinct at a distance. The land lying low and very level, the naked stems of these trees are scarcely seen ; and the plantations of dates seem to extend many miles in luxuriant woods and groves.... "
The Family Library (Harper). - Page 180
1842
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

Technology & Engineering - 1820
...neither shelter nor shade from the burning atmosphere which every wheru surrounds them. The whole of the town appears in a semicircle, some time before reaching the harbour's mouth. The extreme whiteness of square flat buildings covered with lime, which in this climate encounters the sun's fiercest rays,...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...appearance, and afford neither shelter nor shade from the burning atmosphere which surrounds them. The whole town appears in a semi-circle, some time...the harbour's mouth. The extreme whiteness of the square, flat buildings, covered with lime, which in this climate encounters the sun's fiercest rays,...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...appearance, and afford neither shelter nor shade from the burning atmosphere which surrounds them. The whole town appears in a semi-circle, some time before reaching the harbour's month. The extreme whiteness of the square, flat buildings, covered with lime, which in this climate...
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1834
...neither shelter nor shade from the burning atmosphere that every where surrounds them. The whole of the town appears in a semicircle, some time before reaching the harbour's mouth. The extreme whiteness of square fiat buildings covered with lime, which in this climate encounters the sun's fiercest rays,...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - Africa, North - 1835 - 456 pages
...whatever seems to interrupt the evenness of the soil, which is almost white, and interspersed with long avenues of trees ; for such is the appearance of the...The mosques have in general a small plantation of Indian-figs and date-trees growing close to them, which, at a distance, appearing to be so many rich...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - Africa, North - 1837 - 343 pages
...miles in luxuriant woods and groves. The whole town appears in a semicircle some time before reachmg the harbour's mouth. The extreme whiteness of the...mosques have in general a small plantation of Indian figs and date-trees growing close to them, which, at a distance, appearing to be so many rich gardens,...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - Africa, North - 1842 - 343 pages
...whatever seems to interrupt the evenness of the soil, which is almost white, and interspersed with long avenues of trees ; for such is the appearance of the...mosques have in general a small plantation of Indian figs and date-trees growing close to them, which, at a distance, appearing to be so many rich gardens,...
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A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge ..., Volume 6

Geography - 1856
...appearance, and afford neither shelter nor shade from the burning atmosphere which surrounds them. The whole town appears in a semicircle, some time...the harbour's mouth. The extreme whiteness of the square, flat buildings, covered with lime, which in this climate encounters the sun's fiercest rays,...
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The Gates of Africa: Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu

Anthony Sattin - History - 2003 - 382 pages
...unstable, while the city was increasingly decrepit. It looked its best from the sea - 'the whole of the town appears in a semicircle, some time before reaching the harbour's mouth', according to a visitor of Lucas' time. 'The extreme whiteness of square flat buildings covered with...
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Letters Written During a Ten Years' Residence at the Court of ..., Volume 1

Miss Tully - Libya - 1819 - 375 pages
...neither shelter nor shade from the burning atmosphere which every where surrounds them.* The whole of the town appears in a semicircle, some time before reaching the harbour's mouth. The extreme whiteness of square flat buildings covered with lime, which in this climate encounters the sun's fiercest rays,...
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