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appearance Arab arrived Author banks beautiful become Bedouins beheld Berber blue boat brought Cairo called camels carried CHAPTER considerable covered desert distance doubt effect Egypt England English entered entirely European extremely feet five followed formed four friends further gave give Government Governor half hand head heard hills hundred immense interesting journey Khartoum kind ladies Latiffe least living looking Mehemet Ali miles morning mountains native nearly never night Nile numerous observed Pacha party passed pipes plain possessed prepared present proceeded remains resembling respecting rest river road rocks round sand scarcely scene seemed seen sent servants side sight soon standing stones story sufficiently tents thought thousand town travelling trees turned twenty usual village vols walk wind yards young
Стр. 110 - Architecture in these regions being in an extremely primitive condition, the arrangement of the streets is just what might be expected from the aspect of the houses. There are no spacious thoroughfares ; here and there appears something like a square, or space — but the perspective generally is by no means such as would satisfy the humblest European judgment in thu art of building.
Стр. 33 - ... being handsome; but, Sir, if you please to recollect, you before hinted something about a hump or two, one eye, and a few more graces of that kind. Now, without being very nice, I own I should rather choose a wife of mine to have the usual number of limbs, and a limited quantity of back: and though one eye may be very agreeable, yet as the prejudice has always run in favour of two, I would not wish to affect a singularity in that article.
Стр. 73 - ... they were all eaten by a wolf (hyena), and scattered over the desert, while he was away leading some merchants over the sandy plains. When, after a march of ten days over stony hills, and arid plains of deep sand, we came suddenly upon the broad river, winding through the rich green of the durracovered banks, we could exclaim with the Psalmist, " He maketh me to lie down in green pastures ; He leadeth me beside still waters;" and as a Bedouin in advance of us called his servant, who was walking...