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" O commander of the faithful, Egypt is a compound of black earth and green plants between a pulverized mountain and a red sand. The distance from Syene to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman. "
Modern Egypt and Thebes: being a description of Egypt, including the ... - Page 532
by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - 1843
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...descends a river, on whkh the " blessing'of the Most High reposes both in the evening and " moruing, and which rises and falls with the revolutions of...the sun and moon. When the annual dispensation of pro" vidence unlocks the springs and fountains that nourish the " earth, the Nile rolls his swelling...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...a pulverised mountain' — ir~~* " and a red sand. The distance from %ene to " the sea is a months journey for an horseman^ ".Along the valley descends...in the " evening. and morning, and which, rises and " with, therrev,pjutions of the,,^ ap "^h^n_tiie., annual 4ispensatioq(pf[>|prp>yJLden^f ".unlocks...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...pulverised "mountain and a red sand. The distance from Syenc "• to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman. Along "the valley descends a river, on which the blessing of '•'the Most High reposes hoth in the evening and morn "ing, and which rises and falls with the revolutions of " the sun and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1831
...a pulverized mountain and a red sand. The distance from Syene to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman. Along the valley descends a river, on which...blessing of the Most High reposes both in the evening and the morning, and which rises and falls with the revolution at the sun and moon. When the annual dispensation...
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The American in Egypt: With Rambles Through Arabia Petra︠e︡a and the Holy ...

James Ewing Cooley - Arabian Peninsula - 1843 - 617 pages
...Syene * Gibbon's Decline aud Fall, London 8vo edition, p. 913. to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman. Along the valley descends a river, on which...the revolutions of the sun and moon. When the annual dispensations of Providence unlock the springs and fountains that nourish the earth, the Nile rolls...
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Godey's Magazine, Volume 45

Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Costume - 1852
...a pulverized mountain and red sand. The distance from Syeno to tho sea is a month's journey for а horseman. Along the valley descends a river, on which...of the Most High reposes, both in the evening and the morning, and which rises and falls with the revolutions of the sun and moon. When the annual dispensations...
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Palestine: its holy rites and sacred story

John Tillotson - History - 1871
...Egypt is a compound of black earth and green plants, between a pulverised mountain and a red sand. Along the valley descends a river, on which the blessing of the Most High reposes both in the evening and in the morning, and which rises and falls with the revolutions of the sun and moon. When the annual...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - 1873
...a pulverized mountain and a red sand. The distance from Syene to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman. Along the valley descends a river, on which...and fountains that nourish the earth, the Nile rolls hi« swelling and sounding waters through the realm of Egypt : the fields are overspread by the salutary...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - Byzantine Empire - 1875
...a pulverized mountain and a red sand. The distance from Syene to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman. Along the valley descends a river, on which...the sun and moon. When the annual dispensation of Protidence unlocks the springs and fountains that nourish the earth, the Nile rolls hi« swelling and...
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My Winter on the Nile, Among the Mummies and Moslems

Charles Dudley Warner - 1876 - 477 pages
...Egypt is a eomfound of black earth and green plants, between a pulverized mountain and a red sand. Along the valley descends a river, on which the blessing of the Most High reposes both in the ei'ening and the morning, and which rises and falls with the revolutions of the sun and moon. According...
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