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The Modern Traveller: A Description, Geographical, Historical, and ... - Page 339
by Josiah Conder - 1831
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Idumĉa, with a survey of Arabia and the Arabians

Idumaea - 1799
...not aware of, furnished us with a lamp of butter. Towards the further end of this dark vault lie the two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...formerly prevented all nearer approach to the tomb of the prophet. They have, however, been thrown down, and we advanced so as to touch it ; it was covered...
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Travels in Egypt and Nubia, Syria, and Asia Minor; During the Years 1817 & 1818

Charles Leonard Irby, James Mangles, John Barker - Egypt - 1823 - 560 pages
...not aware of, furnished us with a lamp of butter. Towards the farther end of this dark vault lie the two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...formerly prevented all nearer approach to the tomb of the prophet; they have, however, been thrown down, and we advanced so as to touch it; it was covered...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 21; Volume 39

William Hendry Stowell - 1824
...differing from the general appearance of the tombs of Mahommedan saints. Here, a decrepid old-shiekh has resided for forty years, occasionally enduring the...shreds of yarn, with glass beads and paras, have been leu as votive offerings by the Arabs. ' No where,' cays the Writer, ' is the extraordinary colouring...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1824
...fatigue of descending and re-ascending the mountain. Not aware that his visiters were Christians, lie furnished them with a lamp of butter to explore the...is patched together out of fragments of stone and fnarble. Rags and shreds of yarn, with glass beads and paras, have been left as votive offerings by...
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The Young Pilgrim, Or, Alfred Campbell's Return to the East: And His Travels ...

Mrs. Hofland (Barbara) - Arab countries - 1828 - 211 pages
...The roof is covered, but the whole was rude and ill-fashioned. Towards the farther end of the vault lie two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...formerly prevented all nearer approach to the tomb of the Patriarch. They were thrown down, and our young friends advanced so far as to * " Looss thy...
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The Edinburgh Journal of Science, Volume 8

Science - 1828
...not aware of, furnished us with a lump of butter. Towards the farther end of this dark vault lie the two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...formerly prevented all nearer approach to the tomb of the prophet ; they have, however, been thrown down, and we advanced so as to touch it ; it was covered...
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A topographical dictionary of Palestine

Peter Graham (topographical writer.) - 1836
...furnished them with a lamp of butter to explore the vault or grotto beneath. Towards the further cud lie two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...patched together out of fragments of stone and marble. Rugs and shreds of yarn, with glass beads and paras, have been left as votive offerings by the Arabs....
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Journey Through Arabia Petrĉa, to Mount Sinai, and the Excavated City of ...

Léon marquis de Laborde - Arabia, Roman - 1838 - 340 pages
...aware of — furnished us with a lamp of butter. Towards the farther end of this dark vault lie the two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...formerly prevented all nearer approach to the tomb of the prophet ; they have, however, been thrown down, and we advanced so as to touch it ; it was covered...
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Biblical researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A journal ...

Eli Smith - Bible - 1841
...Christians, furnished us with a lamp of butter. Towards the further end of this dark vault lie the two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...formerly prevented all nearer approach to the tomb of the prophet ; they have, however, been thrown down, and we advanced so as to touch it ; it was covered...
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Biblical Researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea ..., Volume 2

Eli Smith - Bible - 1841
...Christians, furnished us with a lamp of butter. Towards the further end of this dark vault lie the two corresponding leaves of an iron grating, which...formerly prevented all nearer approach to the tomb of the prophet ; they have, however, been thrown down, and we advanced so as to touch it ; it was covered...
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