Memoirs of the Life of Artemi, of Wagarschapat, Near Mount Ararat, in Armenia, from the Original Armenian Written by Himself

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Treuttel & Wur̈tz, Treuttel, Jun. & Richter, 1822 - 374 sidor

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Sida 97 - Sierra occupied by the 3d division of infantry. — One division of French infantry arrived at the top of the ridge...
Sida 172 - Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee. I am not worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
Sida 84 - Come unto me all ye that are weary and heavy laden, and 1 will give you rest for your souls.
Sida 114 - I customs that deserve to be mentioned. In taking an oath and in many other cases, they cross themselves like the Christians, but with this difference, that they fold their hands, raising only the middle fingers, which they place one against the other, and in this manner make the sign of the cross. When they drink red wine they lift it up with both hands, asserting that this wine is the blood of Christ, and if a drop of this blood happens to fall upon the ground they lick the spot with their tongues....
Sida 99 - Morena : the other, laschtak or manrakor (mandrake), bears an exact resemblance to the human figure and is used by us medicinally. It grows pretty large. A dog is usually employed to draw it out of the ground ; for which purpose the earth is first dug from about it, and a dog being fastened to it by a string, is made to pull till the whole of the root is extracted. The reason of this is, according to the current report, that if a man were to pull up this root he would infallibly die, either on the...
Sida 99 - Russian name of which i» morena;* the other, loschtak or manrakor, (mandrake,) bears an exact resemblance to the human figure, and is used by us medicinally. It grows pretty large. A dog is usually employed to draw it out of the ground ; for which purpose the earth is first dug from about it, and a dog being fastened to it by a string, is made to pull till the whole of the root is extracted. The reason of this is, according to the current report, that if a man were to pull up this root he would...
Sida 67 - This falach lasted, as usual, a considerable time, and ended with the archbishop's crying out to the almost insensible archimandrite : "Well, why are you now so silent ? why don't you speak ?" Returning home the same day in a melancholy mood, in consequence of this event, I was met by a stranger on horseback. Observing...
Sida 113 - ... at the village of Gara-Bulach, or black spring, where we overtook our caravan, and passed the night with it. This village is situated at the extremity of the eminences over which we had to travel, and belongs to the district of Baiasit, in the province of Kurdustan. Their inhabitants, the Jasites, are a wandering tribe.
Sida 50 - I am a lone woman, and there is none to bring them bread, or to took after them and the house in my absence. Have compassion on me and my children, grant me some -indulgence till they have attained a proper age, and then our joint efforts shall compensate for what I alone am not now able to perform for you." This petition she concluded with a Complaint against the tithing-man. Kalust eyed her with a truly infernal smile, and instead of being moved by her complaint to do her justice and to afford...
Sida 72 - ... orphan was not safe from the fangs of his uncle. He was a native of Tiflis, in Georgia, and of low birth. Near the time above-mentioned, in the last days of July, he was taking a survey of the vineyards with some of the young men of our place, when he espied a Persian, who, probably fatigued with...

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