... eighteen feet from the ground, and the horizontal part of it very short, about twelve feet. The woman, who was profusely clad in old but gaudy things, and unveiled, like all the gipsy-women of Egypt, performed first, but merely walked along the rope,...
The grand pacha's cruise on the Nile in the viceroy of Egypt's yacht - Page 61
by Emmeline Lott - 1869
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