Greece Revisited, and Sketches of Lower Egypt, in 1840; with Thirty Six Hours of a Campaign in Greece in 1825, Volume 1

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Saunders & Otley, 1842 - Egypt

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Vol II lacks? Thereover, there is a copying error about pages 70-80.

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Page 305 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 210 - ... of close connection with them both in peace and in war, that connection must for a time be broken. One of his brother officers, writing afterwards of that period and the grief that was in every heart over the prospect of losing him, says : ' The send-off he received at York when he left will never be effaced from the memory of those who took part in it. I have never seen Scotch soldiers exhibit any such emotion, or give way so thoroughly to their feelings. They knew whom they were losing; they...
Page 182 - No. 3. mouth of the Trois Pistoles River, that in which the railway cutting has been made, is about one hundred and fifty feet above the level of the sea, and is composed of clay capped with sand and gravel. At no great distance inland, there rises a second terrace one hundred and sixty feet higher than the first, or about three hundred and ten feet above the sea. In some places the front of this terrace is cut into two or more. It consists of clay capped...
Page 234 - I entered the settlement in the evening, and the first person I met was a common labourer, whistling and walking gaily along, with his axe over his shoulder. I accosted him, and had some conversation with him, in the course of which he informed me, that he had commenced farming two years before, not being then possessed of subsistence for two months ; but things had prospered with him, and he now owned a house, three cows, several sheep, and seven acres of very fine wheat. He seemed in high spirits,...
Page 50 - ... effect of this remedy, in case of refusal by the governor to obey the laws of the land, would be to deprive the people of the state of the head of one of the departments of the government. This ministerial act, required by the law, is to be performed by the same officer who is, by the constitution, placed at the head of one of the departments of the government, and is required, by the constitution, to perform certain other duties of which the people may not be deprived.
Page 144 - ... a confused assemblage of well-built houses of recent construction, of miserable hovels raised among the ruins of former habitations...
Page 174 - I have been able to find no written account of the matter ; but from such information as I have been able to collect, it...

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