The Fall of Utopia

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Eastern Publishing Company, 1900 - Utopias - 182 pages
 

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Page 7 - But now I fain would for a time survive, If but to see what next can well arrive. Kingdoms and empires in my little day I have outlived, and yet I am not old...
Page 108 - This is now clearly ascertained by Seetzen and Burckhardt, to be a natural production ; it distils from the thorns of the tamarisk, in the month of June. It is still collected by the Arabs before sunrise, when it is coagulated, but it dissolves as soon as the sun shines upon it. " Its taste is agreeable, somewhat aromatic and as sweet as honey. It may be kept for a year, and is only found after a wet season." It is still called by the Bedouins
Page 106 - Au pintemps, ils vpnt dans les taillis plus clairs.et broutent les boutons ct les feuilles naissantes de tous les arbres. Cette nourriture chaude fermente dans leur...

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