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, Том 1
Smith, Elder and Company, 1843
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Стр. 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...
Стр. x - When the proud steed shall know why man restrains His fiery course, or drives him o'er the plains; When the dull ox, why now he breaks the clod, Is now a victim, and now Egypt's god: Then shall man's pride and dulness comprehend His actions', passions', being's use and end; Why doing, sufFring, check'd, impell'd; and why This hour a slave, the next a deity.
Стр. 315 - And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.
Стр. 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.
Стр. 158 - twas wondrous pitiful: She wish'd she had not heard it, yet she wish'd That heaven had made her such a man...
Стр. xi - Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate All but the page prescribed, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, 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.
Стр. 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.
Стр. 361 - 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.
Стр. xi - Who sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish, or a sparrow fall, Atoms or systems into ruin hurled, And now a bubble burst, and now a world.