Sketches in Egypt

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Doubleday & McClure Company, 1899 - Egypt - 114 pages

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Page 48 - He superintended our meals, and always suggested the next day's program during dinner; so with our coffee we would read aloud Charles Dudley Warner's and Miss Edwards's opinions of our next stoppingplace.
Page 92 - ... that his carefully prepared plans should have been interfered with. How impressive it would be to find at the end of the long subterranean passage the king whose one wish had been to lie there. He must have visited it often before his death. He might have superintended its building and criticised the drawings that decorate its walls. But the sarcophagus is now empty, and its lid is broken, and the king's new friends have put him in a cheap wooden house ; and written on a piece of cardboard and...

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