Travels Or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant: Illustrated with Copperplates, Volume 1

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J. Ritchie, 1808 - Africa, North - 582 pages

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Page 383 - Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall ; and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a stool, and a candlestick : and it shall be, when he cometh to us, that he shall turn in thither.
Page xxiii - Thou makest darkness, that it may be night; wherein all the beasts of the forest do move. 21 The lions, roaring after their prey, do seek their meat from GOD.
Page 383 - And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom!
Page 377 - And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house : and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
Page 373 - ... present in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace; where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.
Page 424 - And he took butter and milk and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Page 423 - Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours. And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.
Page 337 - In doing which, they kept their ranks like men of war, climbing over, as they advanced, every tree or wall that was in their way ; nay, they entered into our very houses and bed-chambers, like so many thieves.
Page 375 - The stairs are sometimes placed in the porch, sometimes at the entrance into the court. When there is one or more stories, they are afterwards continued through one corner or other of the gallery to the top of the house, whither they conduct us through a door that is...
Page 402 - Arabs join together with thread, or a wooden bodkin, the two upper corners of this garment ; and after having placed them first over one of their shoulders, they then fold the rest of it about their bodies.

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