The Book of Delight: And Other Papers
"The chapters of this volume were almost all spoken addresses."- Pref. CONTENTS.- "The book of delight."- A visit to Hebron.- The solace of books.- Medieval wayfaring.- The fox's heart.- "Marriages are made in heaven."- Hebrew love songs.- A handful of curiosities.- Notes.- Index.
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The Book of Delight
A Visit to Hebron
The Solace of Books
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Abraham ancient Arabic ascetic asked beauty Book of Delight bread cakes Cambridge Platonists Canticles century Christian daughter edition Enan famous father Geonim George Eliot Ghetto Graetz Greek hand heart Hebrew Hebrew love Hebrew poet Hebron Holy husband Idylls Israel Jehudah Jerusalem Jewish language Jewish traveller Jews Joseph journey Judaism Judea king legend letters literature living love songs lover Maimon Marcolf marriage Matzah Matzoth means medieval Middle Ages Midrash Milton Mishnah modern moral Moses mystical night once original Palestine Passover pious poem poetry Proverbs Purim Rabbi reader rhymed prose Sabbath sage says shepherd Shulchan Aruch solace Solomon Song of Songs soul story sweet synagogue Talmud tell thee Theocritus thou art thought tion translation turn wayfarer wife wisdom wise woman women words writing wrote Yiddish Zabara