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Rambles in Bible Lands (Classic Reprint)

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Excerpt from Rambles in Bible Lands Here in these 'morning lands' the traveller who has exhausted the sights and scenes of civilized Europe will come upon a new world, where all is strange and has for him the charm of perfect novelty, though it actually exhibits a life years old! Whatever we do, they may be said to do the same thing in another way, and they live under an environment foreign to ours at all points. Volney, in his Travels Syria, states this very emphatically. He says it is a wonderful thing that men of like passions with ourselves and of the same indo-european Stock should do everything differently from us, and should live under surrounding conditions Of life foreign to ours at all points. Men with us, when they shave, shave their faces, but never their head. Throughout the East they never let a razor touch their face, but Shave the whole of their head till it is perfectly bald, save one small lock, left by the Mohammedans on the crown. We wear close-fitting, and in most cases far from elegant, healthy, or comfortable garments. They, on the contrary, wear loose, owing, most artistic, most sanitary, and most elegant clothingwtheir raiment nowhere compressing their person, except where, in the case Of men, women, and children, the girdle, the 207mm. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


Titel: Rambles in Bible Lands (Classic Reprint)
EAN: 9780259992813
ISBN: 025999281X
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 294
Gewicht: 397g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T15mm
Jahr: 2017



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