The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress
G. Robertson, 1871 - 383 pagina's
Long before Rick Steves and Bill Bryson began offering insight on exotic travel destinations, Mark Twain chronicled his journeys in a series of popular travelogues that delighted Americans. Twain's earliest travelogue, The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress, is not only considered one of his most humorous books, but was also his bestselling work during his lifetime and is still one of the bestselling travel works of all time. Join Twain as he explores Mediterranean ports and important Holy Land sites, mocks his fellow travel companions aboard the USS Quaker City, and makes observations about human nature.
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Pagina 265 - And there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias, and to him said the Lord in a vision, Ananias: And he said.
Pagina 280 - At her feet he bowed he fell, he lay down at her feet he bowed, he fell where he bowed, there he fell down dead...
Pagina 234 - Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Pagina 320 - And there was a great famine in Samaria : and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.
Pagina 319 - And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the seaside for multitude.
Pagina 315 - And there came a fear on all : and they glorified God, saying, that a great prophet is risen up among us; and, that God hath visited his people.
Pagina 322 - And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up out of Egypt, buried they in Shechem...
Pagina 279 - And when all these kings were met together, they came and pitched together at the waters of Merom, to fight against Israel.
Pagina 320 - So we boiled my son, and did eat him : and I said unto her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him: and she hath hid her son.
Pagina 315 - And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother.