Modern Egypt, Volume 2

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Macmillan, 1908 - Egypt
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Page 160 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Page 182 - Statesman, yet friend to Truth! of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honour clear; Who broke no promise, served no private end, Who gained no title, and who lost no friend ; Ennobled by himself, by all approved, And praised, unenvied, by the Muse he loved.
Page 162 - And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which He will show to you to-day : for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to-day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
Page 197 - I shall leave a name sometimes remembered with expressions of goodwill in the abodes of those whose lot it is to labour and to earn their daily bread by the sweat of their brow, when they shall recruit their exhausted strength with abundant and untaxed food, the sweeter because it is no longer leavened by a sense of injustice.
Page 75 - If they were allowed full scope, they would insist on the importance of garrisoning the moon in order to protect us from Mars.
Page 15 - Take what he gives, since to rebel is vain ; The bad grows better, which we well sustain ; And could we choose the time, and choose aright, 'Tis best to die, our honour at the height.
Page 391 - His Britannic Majesty's Government declare that they have no intention of altering the political status of Egypt. The Government of the French Republic, for their part, declare that they will not obstruct the action of Great Britain in that country by asking that a limit of time be fixed for the British occupation or in any other manner...
Page 391 - The Government of the French Republic declare that they have no intention of altering the political status of Morocco. His Britannic Majesty's Government, for their part, recognise that it appertains to France, more particularly as a Power whose dominions are conterminous for a great distance with those of Morocco, to preserve order in that country, and to provide assistance for the purpose of all administrative...
Page 157 - Yet some, I ween, Not unforgiven the suppliant knee might bend, As to a visible Power, in which did blend All that was mixed and reconciled in Thee Of mother's love with maiden purity, Of high with low, celestial with terrene...
Page 133 - Muslims and asked them why they had fled ; and one of them answered and said — ' 0 king ! we lived in ignorance, idolatry, and unchastity ; the strong oppressed the weak ; we spoke untruth ; we violated the duties of hospitality. Then a prophet arose, one whom we knew from our youth, with whose descent and conduct and good faith and morality we are all well acquainted. He told us to worship one God, to speak...

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