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The Crescent and the Cross: Or, Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel
Полный просмотр - 1850
ancient appearance Arab arrived banks beautiful become blue boat bright Cairo called CHAPTER Christian church covered crew dark deep East Egypt Egyptian England English entered eyes faith feet fire former four gardens green hand head hills hope horses hour hundred inhabitants interest island Jerusalem king land latter leaving length light living look means Mehemet Ali miles morning Moslem Mount mountain nature never night Nile observed once palace Pasha passed perhaps pipe plain present reached received remained respect rest river rocks round ruins sails scarcely scene seemed shore side soon spirit stands stood stream streets temple tent thought thousand tombs took town traveller turban turned valley village walls waves whole wide wild wind women
Стр. 188 - Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm from an anointed king ; The breath of worldly men cannot depose The deputy elected by the Lord.
Стр. 64 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning ! Dawn on our darkness, and lend us Thine aid ! Star of the east, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid...
Стр. 263 - Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts: not so thou; Unchangeable save to thy wild waves
Стр. 209 - They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; that made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
Стр. 26 - The spirits of your fathers Shall start from every wave ! — For the deck it was their field of fame, And Ocean was their grave...
Стр. 86 - And he will be a wild man ; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
Стр. 113 - Then comes a mightier silence, stern and strong, As of a world left empty of its throng, And the void weighs on us; and then we wake, And hear the fruitful stream lapsing along Twixt villages, and think how we shall take Our own calm journey on for human sake.
Стр. 22 - They have but fallen before us: for, one day, we must fall. Why dost thou build the hall, son of the winged days? Thou lookest from thy towers to-day; yet a few years, and the blast of the desert comes; it howls in thy empty court, and whistles round thy half-worn shield.