Turkey and its destiny: the result of journeys made in 1847 and 1848 to examine into the state of that country, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J. Murray, 1850 - Turkey
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Page 326 - Or in proud falls magnificently lost, But clear and artless, pouring through the plain Health to the sick, and solace to the swain. Whose causeway parts the vale with shady rows? Whose seats the weary traveller repose ? Who taught that heaven-directed spire to rise ? " The Man of Ross,
Page 547 - The charm of the book is its buoyant style. Personal character, domestic scenes, and oriental manners are painted with vivacity, ease, and lightness of touch.
Page i - TURKEY AND ITS DESTINY; THE RESULT OF JOURNEYS MADE IN 1847 and 1848, TO EXAMINE INTO THE STATE OF THAT COUNTRY.
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