A Voyage Round the World: Including an Embassy to Muscat and Siam in 1835, 1836, and 1837

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Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1838 - Всего страниц: 559
 

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Стр. 389 - But the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, The first to welcome, foremost to defend, Whose honest heart is still his master's own, Who labours, fights, lives, breathes for him alone...
Стр. 110 - Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls and their round tires like the moon, the chains, and the bracelets, and the mufflers, the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, and the headbands, and the tablets, and the earrings, the rings and nose-jewels, the changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles, and the wimples, and the crisping pins, the glasses, and the fine linen, and the hoods, and the veils.
Стр. 109 - What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor ? " saith the Lord God of Hosts. Moreover the Lord saith, " Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet...
Стр. 365 - And the bee banquets on through a whole year of flowers ; Where the sun loves to pause With so fond a delay, That the night only draws A thin veil o'er the day ; Where simply to feel that we breathe, that we live, Is worth the best joy that life elsewhere can give.
Стр. 77 - Mohammedans, besides the particulars above-mentioned, it is also requisite that they turn their faces, while they pray, toward the temple of Mecca;' the quarter where the same is situate being for that reason pointed out within their Mosques by a niche, which they call al...
Стр. 82 - No prices shall be fixed by the officers of the King on the articles to be sold by the merchants of the United States, or the merchandise they may wish to buy , but the trade shall be free on both sides, to sell, or buy, or exchange, on the terms. and for the prices the owners may think fit.
Стр. 145 - The Mohammedans say, that when they were cast down from paradise, Adam fell on the isle of Ceylon or Serendib, and Eve near Joddah (the port of Mecca), in Arabia; and that, after a separation of 200 years, Adam was, on his repentance, conducted by the angel Gabriel to a mountain near Mecca, 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.
Стр. 132 - ... several figures indicate great talent and ingenuity, the execution and finishing of the figures in general (though some of them prove the sculptor to have great merit) fall below the original idea, and are often very defective. The figures have somewhat of rudeness and want of finish ; the proportions are sometimes lost, the attitudes forced, and every thing indicates the infancy of the art, though a vigorous infancy.
Стр. 83 - Consuls shall be the exclusive judges of all disputes on suits wherein American citizens shall be engaged with each other ; they shall have power to receive the property of any American citizen dying within the kingdom, and to send the same to his heirs, first paying all his debts due to the subjects of the Sultan. The said Consuls shall not be arrested, nor shall their property be seized, nor shall any of their household be arrested, but their persons and their property and their houses shall be...

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