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Scenes From Life in Cairo: A Glimpse Behind the Curtain (Classic Reprint)
Mary Louisa Whately
No preview available - 2015
Ahmed Ain el Hayat Arabic asked Bedouins better Bey's boab brother Cairo called camel child Christian Circassian coffee Copts course curtain daughter dear divan donkeys door dress early Egypt Egyptian English Eurydice eyes face father Fatmeh fear Freeman Girgas girl God's Greek Hamid hand hareem hear heard heart Hillyard Hossein hour husband Irene Irene's kind knew Koran lady looked lord married Mashallah matter mistress Mohammed morning Moslem mother mother-in-law muslin negress never Nezleh Nubian nurse once Osman Pasha peasants poor prophet recollect replied salamlik salutations seemed sent servant sheikh sherbet sick sister sleep smile soon speak spoke tell tent thee thing thou thought told Turkish village wait White Nile white slave wife wished woman women words young Zobeide Zohrab Bey
Page 158 - Cast thy bread upon the waters, and thou shalt find it after many days.
Page 238 - The law of thy mouth is dearer to me than thousands of gold and silver...
Page 154 - For with Thee is the fountain of life : and in Thy light we shall see light.
Page 293 - delight is in the law of the Lord shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water — his leaf shall not wither, he shall bring forth fruit in his season and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Page 65 - Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters; and as the eyes of an handmaid look unto the hand of her mistress : so do our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until he have mercy upon us.
Page 106 - Let him that is athirst come, and whosoever will let him drink of the water of life freely.
Page 272 - There is but one God, and Mohammed is the prophet of God," appears generally the most conspicuous.
Page 172 - Gentiles have stuck fast in the destruction which they prepared .... the wicked shall be turned into hell, and the nations that forget God,