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CHAPTER XXIII.

FROM GHAT TO MOURZUK.

Slaves

very

sensible to the Cold.-Well of Tasellam.-Saharan

Huntsman.-Atmospheric Phenomenon.—My Adventure at

the Palace of Demons.—Denham and Oudney's Account of

the Kesar Jenoun.- The Genii of Mussulmans. Desert

Pandemonium compared with that of Milton.-Coasting

the Range of Wareerat or Taseely.-Soudan Species of

Sheep.-Soudan Parrot.- The Lethel Tree.- The Tholh,

or Gum-Arabic Tree.-Falling of Rain in The Desert.-

Oasis of Serdalas.-My Companions of Travel. Weather

Hot and Sultry.-The Slaves bear up well.-- The Ship of

The Desert.-Extremes of Cold and Heat.-Mausoleum of

Sidi Bou Salah.-Serdalas, a neglected Oasis.—The Sybil

of The Sahara. -Death and Burial of two Female Slaves.-

Dirge on the Death of one of them, whipped at the point

of Death.-Power of the Sun in Sahara.--Desert Mosques 224

CHAPTER XXIV.

FROM GHAT TO MOURZUK,

Another Range of Black Mountains.—Habits of She-Camels

when having Foals. - Our Mahrys. - Intelligence of my

Nagah.-Geology of Route.- Arrive at the Boundaries of

Ghat and Fezzan.— The Moon-Stroke.—Sudden Tempest.

-Theological Controversy of The Shereef.- Wars and

Razzias between the Tibboos and Touaricks.-Forests of

Tholh Trees.— The Shereef's opinion of the Touaricks.-

Dine with The Shereef.-Saharan Travellers badly clothed

and fed.--Style of making Bazeen.-Mode of Encamping.

-Cold Day, felt by all the Caravan.-Well of Teenabunda.

-Arrival in The Wady of Fezzan.-Meeting of the two

PIGE

CHAPTER XXXI.

FROM MISRATAH TO TRIPOLI.

The Establishment of Signor Regini.Visit the Acting Kaed

of Misratah.—Shabby Conduct of Mehemet Pasha to

Regini.—Description of the Villages comprised withiu the

Jurisdiction of Misratah.-- Population and Condition of

the Jews in Misratah and Tripoli.- Regini sighs for the

honour of hoisting the Union Jack.- Village of Zeiten.

Leghma; and the tapping of the Date-palm.-Corn Fields

and Grain Culture in North Africa.-Manipulation.-Sahel

or Salhin; its splendid Gardens.— The Eastern Terminus

groups of Mount Atlas.—Ruins of Lebida; and other an-

cient Ruins.—Monosyllabic Old Moor.-Meet the Bey of

Misratah.-Wad Seid, and Plain of El-Jumr.- The Sand-

Storm.--Our Slaves' first sight of the Sea.-Said left be-

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