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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 244. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 1, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/301.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1883
Description Index: Phoenicia and Lebanon / by the Rev. H. W. Jessup -- The Phoenician plain / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Acre, the key of Palestine, Mount Carmel and the river Kishon, Maritime cities and plains of Palestine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Lydda and Ramleh, Philistia / By Lt. Col. Warren -- The south country of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The southern borderland and Dead Sea / by Professor Palmer -- Mount Hor and the cliffs of Edom, The convent of St. Catherine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Sinai / by the Rev. C. P. Clarke -- The land of Goshen, Cairo, Memphis, Thebes, Edfu and Philae / by S. Lane-Poole.
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  • Egypt
  • Palestine
  • Sinai Peninsula
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  • books
  • illustrations (layout features)
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v.2
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Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript PICTURESQUE PALESTINE. I physique the Arab generally is a fine model. His si lic anj hi$ . upright In running or climbing he would ridable compel ;n , linary \ ' '» his simple food (so simple that beyond the coffee and not know of what it consists) he thrives, and whr miling lips, remind one that to one ill at least of ion he b not heir, and that dentists would t> here in the I .iu[IVa I n I of Arab laughter, and, though one does not understand a fa \ amount of and not : reall) anyone- Their demeanour is noi observes the thre. tlutation (by placing the right hand on the heart, the lips, i with which they greet one another ordinarily, or such a salutal tool. en an old Arab who up to our sheikh just now h< aim, kissed him on either check, and then the two, with right hand aid agai: again, well?" "Thank God, well!" iron on r tation l Exodu * to Jethro in the wilderne When they dispute, which is not infrequently in the day, and i the subject of on the camels each morning, or on the question of agreeii > or violent, demonstrative, and abusive as the | iters of In the bargaining the Arab will lie aid left and i made, his word is hlfl b -nd. Ihe Arab woman d I the home work, and the unmarried -iris tend the Rod mpment ami take them to pasture Such occupation ma) note .i relic of that contemptuou rd which was had for th I I id the shepherd boy, awaj from hi- home when >. to Bethlehem to visit |< »uiu amon- his brethren, as I ' »n e girl's work. the Bedawin has yet to be explored. Very few. when t ire regular in their i >n& Th a strai iperstitioua awe which certain and m\A constantly there will come to the surface little evident For in I awA my dragoman met with a bad accident one day '•' irning, when I went to pay my respects to our sheikh, he said, Congratulating arc From imminent peril was regarded by him as a new lease ill. Then one day I had to make I with my Arab* their promise to conduct m< hapter in the K< • the di Bedawin of Sinai. nor have 1 point a- Aral l who is r r our ** liable, no staff or sword ot work. I think, than I and ,;. with him than with