Tales of Travel
George H. Doran Company, 1923 - Voyages and travels - 381 pages
The drums of Kairwan -- The Amir of Afghanistan -- The voice of Mennon -- The falls of the Zambesi -- The great waterfalls of the world -- "Lest we forget." I. The death-bed of Sir Henry Lawrence. II. The billiard table of Napoleon -- The palaestra of Japan -- Pages from a diary -- Humours of travel -- The singing sands.
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THE DRUMS OF KAIRWAN
The Great Mosque Kairwan
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Abdur Rahman Abdur Rahman Khan Afghan Afghanistan Amir Amir's appeared Arab beach billiard British British Guiana cataract causes chasm cliffs courtiers Datia described desert distance drums Durbar Egypt Emperor England English face falls famous favour feet high figure Government grains ground Hadrian hand head heard height hill horses hour India inscriptions islands Jebel Nakus Kabul Kairwan Khagan Khan King Kioto Kukenam later legs London Lord Majesty Majesty's Government Memnon ment miles mosque mountain Musical Sand native natural Nejef never Niagara night noise occasion passed Pausanias persons phenomenon plunge produced Reg-i-Ruwan remarkable resembling river rock Roraima Russian sand-grains sand-hill sand-slope scene seen Seyid Sheikh side Singing Sands slope sometimes sonorous Sounding Sands spot statue stone Strabo Suleiman Khan summit sunrise Thebes thunder tion travellers vibration Victoria Falls visitor walls waterfalls Wilkinson wind Zambesi