Cairo of To-day: A Practical Guide to Cairo and the Nile

Adam and Charles Black, 1905 - 264 頁

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第 249 頁 - is what it professes to be, a collection of some of Our Lord's sayings. "These, judging from their archaic tone and framework, were put together not later than the end of the first, or the beginning of the second century, and it is quite possible that they embody a tradition independent of those which have taken shape in our canonical Gospels.
第 229 頁 - of proper means for the maintenance of the Khedive's authority will admit of it. In the meantime, the position in which Her Majesty's Government are placed towards His Highness imposes upon them the duty of giving advice with the object of securing that
第 126 頁 - forgotten—forgotten because that Greece drew forth Cytherea from the flashing foam of the .ZEgean, and in her image created new forms of beauty, and made it a law among men that the short and
第 229 頁 - order of things to be established shall be of a satisfactory character, and possess the elements of stability and progress.
第 5 頁 - Passengers taking Return Tickets from Liverpool have the option of returning by any of the Bibby Line Steamers, or overland through Paris to London, first class, similarly, passengers may proceed to Marseilles from London by rail, and return by sea.
第 221 頁 - sun's rim dips, the stars rush out; at one stride comes the dark,
第 86 頁 - Bey. He spurred his charger over a heap of his slaughtered comrades, and sprang upon the battlements. It was a dizzy height, but the next moment he was in the air— another, and he was disengaging himself from his crushed and dying horse amid a shower of bullets. He escaped, and found safety in the sanctuary of a mosque, and ultimately in the deserts of the Thebaid.
第 92 頁 - and some other styles ; but as a perfect model of the elegance we generally associate with the architecture of this people, it is, perhaps, unrivalled by anything in Egypt, and far surpasses the Alhambra, or the western buildings of its age.
第 232 頁 - The British troops have, of course, no sort of status in the country. They are not the soldiers of the Khedive, or foreign soldiers invited by the Khedive, They are not the soldiers of the protecting power, since there is in theory no protecting power.
第 119 頁 - notwithstanding the immense superincumbent weight, no settlement in any part can be detected to an appreciable fraction of an inch.