Author: Alexander William Kinglake
Publisher: London : J. Ollivier
Subject (keywords, tags): Middle East -- Description and travel
Characters: Lady Hester Stanhope, Alexander Kinglake,
First words: (Ch. 1. Over the border.)At Semlin I still was encompassed by the scenes and the sounds of familiar life; the din of a busy world still vexed and cheered me; the unveiled faces of women still shone i
Quotations: The "Dromedary" of Egypy and Syria is not the two-humped camel described by that name in books of natural history, but is, in fact, of the same family as the camel, standing towards his more clumsy fellow-slave in about the same relation as a racer to a cart-horse.
Disambiguation notice: Quotation, etc. from the undated T. Nelson & Sons ed.
Contributor: University of California Libraries
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