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Personal Narrative of Travels in Babylonia, Assyria, Media, and ..., Volume 1
George Thomas Keppel Earl of Albemarle
Affichage du livre entier - 1827
Aboo Nasir Aga Saikeis Alligator amongst ancient appearance Arab Arabian Nights armed Armenian arrived ARTEMITA Assyria Babel Babylon Babylonian Bagdad banks boat bricks building built Bussorah Caliph called Calneh Captain caravanserai chief Chosroes Ctesiphon curious custom dancing Desert Diala distance dress encampments Euphrates European feet high females fire formed garden Governor guard Herodotus Hilleh honour horses hour hundred Illyauts Imaum inhabitants janizary jereed journey Kermanshah Khizil Rubaut Kisra Shereen Mahometan March Meerza ment mentioned miles morning mound mountains mounted Mujillebe muleteer Muscat natives numerous observed ourselves palace party Pasha Pasha of Bagdad passed Persian piastres present Prince remains river road robbers round ruins Scripture Seleucia servants Sheikh Shiahs ship Shurgee side square stone Strabo Syyud tents Tigris tion told tomb Tower Tower of Babel town traveller tribe Turk vessels village walls wind Zobeir
Page 144 - Thus I was ; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.
Page 295 - And he put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah. and in the places round about Jerusalem, them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.
Page 245 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
Page 193 - Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these things that shall come upon thee.
Page 129 - I will also make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water: and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 56 - And he said, Nay ; but as captain of the host of the Lord am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his servant? And the captain of the Lord's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot ; for the place whereon thou standest is holy.
Page 209 - Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion, girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity...
Page 201 - And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.
Page 200 - And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, Shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall never be inhabited, Neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation : Neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there ; Neither shall the shepherds make their fold there.