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" between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our horses and ourselves in carrying those accursed stones." A steady rain setting in, I left the horsemen, and returned to the village. In the evening Daoud Agha brought back with him a prisoner and two of... "
Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldĉan ... - Page 46
by Sir Austen Henry Layard - 1849 - 894 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 84

George Walter Prothero - 1849
...more real tombs of the true Believers," said he, " in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...and ourselves in carrying those accursed stones." '—p. 46. Mr. Layard afterwards, during his excavations, did come on some real graves; but as he was...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 21

1849
...more real tombs of the true believers," said he, "in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...and ourselves in carrying those accursed stones." P. 46. Mr. Layard afterwards, during his excavations, did come on some real graves ; but as he was...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 17

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1849
...more real tombs of the true believers,' said he, ' in making sham one?, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...and ourselves in carrying those accursed stones.' "—p. 46. Mr. Layard afterwards, during his excavations, did come on some real graves ; but as he...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 20

1849
...more real tombs of the true believers," said he, " in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...and ourselves in carrying those accursed stones." By a happy accident alone was Mr. Layard enabled to resume. The pasha received sudden dismissal, and...
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The North American Review, Volume 69

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1849
...more real tombs of the true believers," said he, " in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our horses and ourselves in carrying these accursed stones." Finding what sort of a person he had to deal with, Mr. Layard easily struck...
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A popular account of discoveries at Nineveh, abridged [from Nineveh and its ...

Austen Henry Layard (sir.) - 1851
...more real tombs of the true Believers," said he, " in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...severely wounded. He had fallen in with a party of horsemen under Sheikh Abd-ur-rahman of the Abou-Salman Arabs, whose object in crossing the Zab had...
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God's acre; or, Historical notices relating to churchyards

Elizabeth Stone - 1858
...destroyed more real tombs of true believers,' said he, ' in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...ourselves in carrying those accursed stones.' ' • A captain of the irregular troops, whose services were engaged by Dr. Layard. 94 GOD'S ACHE. ' early...
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The North American Review, Volume 69

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1849
...more real tombs of the true believers," said he, " in making sham ones, than you could 'have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our horses and ourselves in carrying these accursed stones." Finding what sort of a person he had to deal with, Mr. Layard easily struck...
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Great Adventures in Archaeology

Robert Silverberg - Social Science - 1964 - 402 pages
...more real tombs of the true Believers," said he, "in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...in, I left the horsemen and returned to the village. . . . I continued to employ a few men to open trenches by way of experiment, and was not long in discovering...
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The Living Age, Volume 21

1849
...more real tombs of the true believers," said he, " in making sham ones, than you could have defiled between the Zab and Selamiyah. We have killed our...and ourselves in carrying those accursed stones." P. 46. Mr. Layard afterwards, during his excavations, did come on some real graves ; but as he was...
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