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Fifteen months' pilgrimage through untrodden tracts of Khuzistan ..., Volym 2
Joachim Hayward Stocqueler
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1832
Fifteen Months' Pilgrimage Through Untrodden Tracts of Khuzistan and Persia ...
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2020
acquired Ahwaz appeared Arabs armed Armenians army Bagdad banks Bebuhan boat body British Bussorah called Captain carried caused Chabeans cloth considerable course covered Daoud date trees demanded effect eight English entered Euphrates European eyes face five followers force formed four friends furnished garden give ground hands head held Herat horses houses hundred immediate inhabitants Isfahan journey latter leave less Major means miles morning mountains night numerous offered officer once Pacha party passed peared Persian person piastres plague political possess powers present Prince proceed quarter reached regarding rendered resident respect RETREAT returned river route Russian seemed sent sheikh shore short side soon supply Tabreez tents territory thousand Tigris tion took town travellers trees tribes Turkish vessel village wall whole wild wind
Sida 115 - And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made: and he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
Sida 103 - Aire, and over every living thing that mooveth upon the Earth. And when the Sea had, as it were, rebelled against rebellious Man, so that all in whose nostrils was the breath of life, and all that was in the dry Land died, yet then did it all that time indure the yoke of Man, in that first of ships the Arke of Noah...
Sida 113 - Of the two separate peaks, called Little and Great Ararat, which are separated by a chasm about seven miles in width, Sir Robert thus speaks ; — ' These inaccessible summits have never been trodden by the foot of man, since the days of Noah...
Sida 59 - ... the antiquities of which she explored with unwearied zeal, and the historical dignity of which she has vindicated in her longest poem. From 1812 to 1815 inclusive, she passed much time at Windsor and its neighbourhood, and formed an intimate acquaintance with all the recesses of its forest. " She knew each lane, and every alley green, Dingle or bushy dell of those old woods, And every bosky bower from side to side.
Sida 129 - What should it be, that thus their faith can bind? The power of Thought — the magic of the Mind! Linked with success, assumed and kept with skill, is That moulds another's weakness to its will; Wields with their hands, but, still to these unknown, Makes even their mightiest deeds appear his own.
Sida 60 - Not vainly did the early Persian make His altar the high places, and the peak Of earth, o'ergazing mountains...
Sida 58 - To use the language of an elegant modern writer,* " they knew the particular projection of a rock, and the tree of unusual appearance which admonished them to turn now to the right, and now * Godwin. ' • ' to the left; so they were nothing more at a loss than a town-bred man among the streets of the city in which he was born.