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Page 4 - In front of it you see the western wall, one of the walls which formed the Holy of Holies of the ancient temple ; it is called the Gate of Mercy, and all Jews resort thither to say their prayers near the wall of the court-yard.
Page 4 - Jerusalem, two hundred of whom dwell in one corner of the city, under the tower of David. About ten yards of the base of this building are very ancient, having been constructed by our ancestors ; the remaining part was added by the Mohammedans. The city contains no building stronger than the tower of David.