Through Asiatic Turkey: Narrative of a Journey from Bombay to the Bosphorus, 1권

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S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878
 

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137 페이지 - Oh ! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, • But when it came to know me well, And love me, it was sure to die...
263 페이지 - ... back by the children with sticks. Indeed they were so sluggish, and if I may use the expression, tame, that I laid hold of one, about 12 feet long, by his tail, which I took care, however, protruded to a safe distance beyond the mass. When the meat was thrown among them, it proved the signal for a general battle ; several seized hold of a piece at the same time, and bit and struggled and rolled over each other until almost exhausted with the desperate efforts they made to carry it off.
255 페이지 - So when the Angel of the darker Drink At last shall find you by the river-brink, And, offering his Cup, invite your Soul Forth to your Lips to quaff — you shall not shrink.
263 페이지 - On the side of the rock looking towards the alligators' pool, the perpendicular face of the cliff is covered with a coating of smooth chunam, and from the lower part the principal spring gushes forth through a small fissure. The water is received into two stone reservoirs, and then escapes through several outlets to the swamp below. In one of them was a large alligator with about a dozen young ones which the inhabitants have named the peacock, and consider it the progenitor of the whole race.
117 페이지 - Why dost thou awake me, O gale !" it seems to say, " I am covered with the drops of heaven ? The time of my fading is near, the blast that shall scatter my leaves. To-morrow shall the traveller come ; he that saw me in my beauty shall come. His eyes will search the field, but they will not find me.
27 페이지 - Hormuz is 12 miles in circumferance ; its form is nearly circular, and its appearance from seaward is broken and rugged. The surface, entirely denuded of soil, exhibits the various tints of its singular stratification, which, with the conical shape and isolated position of the numerous small hills composing the island, gives the former a highly volcanic aspect, and would induce us to attribute the origin of the island itself to the same agency. With a pilot, Hormuz may be approached from either hand...
152 페이지 - Abdallah upon his lap, who was presently killed with an arrow. Hosein took his hand full of the child's blood, and throwing it towards heaven, said, " O Lord ! if thou withholdest help from us from heaven, give it to those that are better, and take vengeance upon the wicked.
152 페이지 - ... killed. Then Hosein said the noon prayers amongst the poor remainder of his shattered company, and to the rest of the office he added the prayer of fear, never used but in cases of extremity. During the time of the fight he said several prayers, in one of which there is this pathetical expression, " Let not the dews of heaven distil upon them, and withhold thou from them the blessings of the earth, for they first invited me and then deceived me.
85 페이지 - Now motioned with his hand for more :Fly to the desert, fly with me! Our Arab tents are rude for thee ; But, oh ! the choice what heart can doubt, Of tents with love, or thrones without ? Our rocks are rough, but smiling there The acacia waves her yellow hair, Lonely and sweet, nor loved the less For flowering in a wilderness.
263 페이지 - Sind, that numbers of bodies are yearly brought from a great distance to be interred near his shrine. The valley is, in consequence, covered with burying-grounds, which are full of tombs, elaborately carved and ornamented.

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