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The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels - Page 275
1815
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The World Displayed; Or, A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels ...

Samuel Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith, Christopher Smart - Voyages and travels - 1760
...few befides thofe of the monafteries were fuffered to remain. We afterwards came up to Benefuief*, a town about a mile round, but very ill built of unburnt...; though it is the capital of the province of the fame name, and the refidencp * Benefoef, according to Mr, fforden, of of a Bey. The inhabitants carry...
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An Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels ..., Volume 10

William Fordyce Mavor - Discoveries in geography - 1802
...saint. We next reached Benesuief, a town built of unburnt brick, about a mile round. It is a capital of the province of the same name, and the residence of a bey. The inhabitants carry on a considerable manufacture of striped narrow carpet stuff, made of wool and coarse thread. Passing several...
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A historical and descriptive narrative of twenty years' residence ..., Volume 2

William Bennet Stevenson - Chile - 1825
...countries requires the antidote food, and this is really distributed to them very sparingly. The city is the capital of the province of the same name, and the residence of the lieutenantgovernor. Here is also a casa de fundicion, where the gold which is collected at the...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ...

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...from century to century; it now contains 30,000 inhabitants, and may be considered flourishing, since it is the capital of the province of the same name, and has two fairs annually, which are much frequented. Intended, originally, for a fortress to guard the...
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A historical and descriptive narrative of twenty years' residence ..., Volume 2

William Bennet Stevenson - History - 1829
...demolished, and their remains exist in the condition in which that frightful convulsion left them. Tacunga is the capital of the province of the same name, and the reBidence of the Corregidor; the plain on which it stands is evidently of volcanic origin, or has been...
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The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 1

Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham - 1841
...from century to century ; it now contains 30,000 inhabitants, and may be considered flourishing, since it is the capital of the province of the same name, and has two fairs annually, whicll are much frequented. Intended, originally, for a fortress to guard the...
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The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw ...

Popular encyclopedia - 1846
...century to century ; it now contains 30,000 inliabitants, and may be considered flourishing, since it is the capital of the province of the same name, and lias two lairs annually, which are much frequented. Intruded, originally, for a fortress to guard the...
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The royal dictionary-cyclopędia, for universal reference, compiled under ...

Thomas Wright - 1862
...one of the Chinese penal settlements. The valuable plant, ginseng, grows here. — A city, capital of the province of the same name, and the residence of a mantchou general, is situated on the Songari, which is here called Kirin, 540 miles ENE of Pekin ;...
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OUR OWN FIRESIDE

REV. CHARLES BULLOCK - 1866
...ILLUSTRATION. The illustration, facing page 297, gives a view from the Palace and Port at Agra. Agra is the capital of the province of the same name, and the seat of the British Civil authoriy. It was the theatre of some of the most daring scenes in the Indian...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Egypt: Including Descriptions of the Course of ...

John Murray (Firm), Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - Egypt - 1873 - 507 pages
...of the Latus fish, •which, according to Strabo, shared with Minerva the honours of the sanctuary. It is the capital of the province of the same name, and residence of the governor ; and possesses a population of from 6000 to 7000 inhabitants. It carries...
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