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The Crescent and the Cross, Or, Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel
Полный просмотр - 1886
Alexandria ancient appearance Arab arrived banks beautiful Bedouin beneath Beyrout boat bright Cairo camels carpet cataract CHAPTER Christian church cliffs coffee Constantinople convent crew dark desert distance dragoman Egypt Egyptian Emir English eyes faith feet gardens Greek groves hand hareem hills hippopotamus horse hour hyæna Ibrahim Pasha inhabitants island Jaffa Jerusalem Jews land Lebanon light lonely looked luxury Mahmoud Mamelukes Maronite Mehemet Mehemet Ali Meroë miles morning Moslem Mount mountain never night Nile Nubia once palace Palestine palm-trees palms Pasha passed picturesque pilgrims pipe plain pyramids river rocks rode round ruins sails sands Saracen scarcely scene scenery seemed servants shade shadow Sheikh shore Sidon silent soon spirit steep stood strange Syrian temple tent Thebes tion tombs towers town traveller tribes turban Turkish Turks valley village Wady Halfa walls wandered waves wild wind women
Стр. 198 - 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. 74 - 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. 219 - 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. 96 - 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.