Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara in the Years of 1845 & 1846: Containing a Narrative of Personal Adventures During a Tour of Nine Months Through the Desert Amongst the Touaricks and Other Tribes of Saharan People; Including a Description of the Cases and Cities of Ghat, Ghadames and Mourzuk, Volume 2

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Richard Bentley, 1848 - Sahara

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Page 452 - And the desolate land shall be tilled, whereas it lay desolate in the sight of all that passed by. And they shall say, This land that was desolate is become like the garden of Eden : and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are become fenced, and are inhabited.
Page 152 - And she said, as the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel and a little oil in a cruse: and behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it and die.
Page 166 - And Isaac digged again the wells of water, which they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.
Page 293 - And he arose and went : and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, 28 Was returning; and, sitting in his chariot, read Esaias the prophet.
Page 198 - The waters made him great, the deep set him up on high with her rivers running round about his plants, and sent out her little rivers unto all the trees of the field.
Page 154 - And David sent and inquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?
Page 260 - Are brought ; and feel by turns the bitter change Of fierce extremes, extremes by change more fierce, From beds of raging fire to starve in ice...
Page 199 - All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations...
Page 233 - Beneath the dear auld trystin' tree ! E. CONOLLY. THE MIDNIGHT WIND. MOURNFULLY ! oh, mournfully This midnight wind doth sigh, Like some sweet plaintive melody Of ages long gone by : It speaks a tale of other years — Of hopes that bloomed to die — Of sunny smiles that set in tears, And loves that mouldering lie ! Mournfully ! oh, mournfully This midnight wind doth moan ; It stirs some chord of memory In each dull heavy tone : The...
Page 168 - And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the wood, and laid a very great heap of stones upon him : and all Israel fled every one to his tent.

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