Pit 'Tl rRESQl '/■; P. XLESTINE.
.-,-. later on, that he can bring out a striped 'abba which looks more
silky ti ler abbas, and that be has a smarter turban. Well; these dignified Towarah
ry poor rag -. I bere is a white coarse surplice, or shirt, coming down a hi
•.ith verj long pointed sleeves; this is fa 1 round the waist with a br
strou- leathern belt; in the tl of this shirt, or knotted up in the ends of ti
my odds .md ends ot" wealth he may possess. Most ot" them h.
de ot" fish skin), though they don't always use them, perhaps hardly*
in i I renerally they wear the turban and fez instead of the picturesque I. :
rment about two and a half or three yards wide, with h.
and usually with a capote or hood attached, is Stowed a\\,i\
■:<-|, hut alv. id) to hand tor storm or cold.
i- in ap; monopolized by the Arab men. The women, who ar<- (partial!)
.ur d ai a blue long loose frock, with a large blue mantle
I and all. I heir chill I an | d ; and in the of married women the hair up
into a kind of kind Of horn in front, which is sunn ited by a wk\ bead, and seldom ///;.'
their hair in short curls over the forehead, across which is tied the sJn
an ornament of red cloth with bits of mother of pearl sewn on.
I \:al> has a sword (those I looked at were European blades), which answers,
like the kookree of the I ill 'kas, for many pur] aid a Ion- gun. Some also tarry spears.
■a the purse; and several of our Arabs had no weapons what
while amongst the rowarah, who .ire in mam ways, owing to their isolated position in •>
to he distinguished from other Bedawin, one does not notio mam speara
the middle of December, t88i, when I set out on my journe) from Ayiin Must,and
me chilly. The dew in the night had been heavy, ami the tamai
it, somewhat like trees with a slight frost on them in England I
I it and found it quite sah. Ihe camels ha\e been grumbling and growl
rtain that this first Mart will be a troubleson
U ins camel from taking so much of the 1 , and :
id apportioned to him is in e Then there is the Iii
hen turkey) to be looked after; and then, worst of all. some of the Ai
won't leave the bivouac tire, notwithstanding the drag
made ,ead\ for packing OH the beasts by him. th
teikh is<-c page 249).
ilmer thus descril ert -1' the I cod oL i. p. 30) his first camd
"rm" »«ch o\ ,in,| jg ,i„. very incarnation ol * '" ,,'m'K"
m no other reason than sheer stupidity
p.1 hi.! roan; the driver pulls his head foroW]
•rtunity of jumping on to his back. But b
m' ',,rM,n, olently forward, then as riokntl) baekwa