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Page 217 - and the new. In the old town are all the merchants strangers, and very many merchants of the country. All the goods are sold in the old town, which is very great, and hath many suburbs round about it, and all the houses are made of canes, which they call
Page 45 - And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned him with fire after they had stoned him with stones. And they raised over him a great heap of stones UNTO THIS DAY.
Page 250 - Io mi volsi a man destra, e posi mente AH' altro polo, e vidi quattro stelle Non viste mai, fuor eh' alla prima gente. Goder pareva '1 Ciel di lor
Page cv - actuated, and of a zeal for God which, if not according to knowledge, was a zeal still, and a sincere one. It was painful to me, at the time, to think, how few relics, if the English were now expelled from India, would be left behind of their religion, their power, or their civil and military magnificence.
Page 192 - where he found and knew his wife, the mountain being thence named Arafat ; and that he afterwards retired with her to Ceylon, where they continued to propagate their species. " It may not be improper here to mention another tradition concerning the gigantic stature of our first parents. Their prophet, they say, affirmed Adam to
Page 27 - or, as others say, by strong planking. Whatever this material may be, it is hung outside with a curtain, somewhat like a large four-post bed. The outer railing is separated by a dark narrow passage from the inner one, which it surrounds, and is of iron filagree, painted of a vivid grass green,
Page 36 - rises on the north-east side of the plain, close to the mountains which encompass it, but separated from them by a rocky valley. It is about a mile or a mile and a half in circuit : its sides are sloping, and its summit is nearly two hundred feet above the level of the plain... On the
Page 148 - Security and justice are so firmly established in this city, that the most wealthy merchants bring thither from maritime countries considerable cargoes, which they unload, and unhesitatingly send into the market and
Page 43 - After the long and sultry afternoon, beasts of burden began to sink in considerable numbers. The fresh carcases of asses, ponies, and camels, dotted the wayside : those that had been allowed to die were abandoned to the foul carrion-birds, the Rakham (vulture), and the yellow Ukab ; and
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