Narrative of a voyage round the world: during the years 1835, 36, and 37 : including a narrative of an embassy to the Sultan of Muscat and the King of Siam

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Стр. 201 - What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor ? " saith the Lord God of Hosts. Moreover the Lord saith, " Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet...
Стр. 154 - ... dying within the kingdom, and to send the same to his heirs, first paying all his debts due to the subjects of the Sultan. The said consuls shall not be arrested, nor shall their property be seized, nor shall any of their household be arrested, but their persons and property, and their houses, shall be inviolate. Should any consul, however, commit any offence against the laws of the kingdom, complaint shall be made to the President, who will immediately displace him.
Стр. 269 - The Mohammedans say, that when they were cast down from paradise, Adam fell on the isle of Ceylon or Serendib, and Eve near Joddah (the port of Mecca), in Arabia; and that, after a separation of 200 years, Adam was, on his repentance, conducted by the angel Gabriel to a mountain near Mecca, where he found and knew his wife, the mountain being thence named Arafat ; and that he afterwards retired with her to Ceylon, where they continued to propagate their species.
Стр. 142 - Mohammedans, besides the particulars above-mentioned, it is also requisite that they turn their faces, while they pray, toward the temple of Mecca;' the quarter where the same is situate being for that reason pointed out within their Mosques by a niche, which they call al...
Стр. 201 - ... the chains, and the bracelets, and the mufflers, the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, and the head-bands, and the tablets, and the ear-rings, the rings, and nose-jewels, the changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles, and the wimples, and the crisping-pins, the glasses, and the fine linen, and the hoods, and the veils.
Стр. 154 - Consuls shall be the exclusive judges of all disputes on suits wherein American citizens shall be engaged with each other ; they shall have power to receive the property of any American citizen dying within the kingdom, and to send the same to his heirs, first paying all his debts due to the subjects of the Sultan. The said Consuls shall not be arrested, nor shall their property be seized, nor shall any of their household be arrested, but their persons and their property and their houses shall be...
Стр. 56 - They read it with great care and respect, never holding it below their girdles. They swear by it, consult it in their weighty...
Стр. 153 - If any citizens of the United States, or their vessels, or other property, shall be taken by pirates and brought within the dominions of the Magnificent King, the persons shall be set at liberty, and the property restored to its owners.
Стр. 153 - The citizens of the United States resorting to the ports of the sultan for the purpose of trade shall have leave to land and reside in the said ports...
Стр. 247 - ... ideas of the degree of genius and art displayed in this temple, and the figures around it ; some are disposed to rate them very high, and speak in rapturous terms of the execution and design of several of the compartments. To me it appears...

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