The Modern History and Condition of Egypt: Its Climate, Diseases, and Capabilities; Exhibited in a Personal Narrative of Travels in that Country: with an Account of the Proceedings of Mohammed Ali Pascha, from 1801-1843, Volume 1
Smith, Elder and Company, 1843
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Page 155 - The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them...
Page 338 - Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him. 5 And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs crying, and cutting himself with stones.
Page 156 - So many mermaids, tended her i' the eyes, And made their bends adornings ; at the helm A seeming mermaid steers ; the silken tackle Swell with the touches of those flower-soft hands, That yarely frame the office. From the barge A strange invisible perfume hits the sense Of the adjacent wharfs. The city cast Her people out upon her, and Antony, Enthron'd i...
Page 158 - twas wondrous pitiful: She wish'd she had not heard it, yet she wish'd That heaven had made her such a man...
Page xi - The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed today, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? Pleased to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just raised to shed his blood.
Page 338 - Lord, have mercy on my son ; for he is lunatic, and sore vexed, for oft,times he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water.
Page 359 - And fight for the religion of GOD against those who fight against you; but transgress not by attacking them first, for GOD loveth not the transgressors.
Page 203 - And the famine was over all the face of the earth: and Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt. And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn ; because that the famine was so sore in all lands.