Sea Nile, the Desert, and Nigritia

Sea Nile, the Desert, and Nigritia

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...of the civilised world, and above all, no kidy will ever meet with such like doctors to deform her checks. effected tragedy, then taking some tea out of the box, I desired Ali to boil some water, with which I made a cup of tea, and, sweetening it very much, went to the sick lad, whom I raised, and encouraged him to drink off that better medicine. After a little struggle he tasted it, when he exclaimed, " Oh! I did not know how good and how sweet it was." Just then his master entered, and asked with an austere voice, what he was drinking?" The boy replied, " Iakauagia Jusef's medicine." Then the man took the cup from the poor Nubian's hands, and tasting it, exclaimed, " It is sciai" (tea), and he finished it. I was agonised at his insolence, and my blood boiled in my veins. I nearly snatched the cup from him to strike him in the face with it, but Patience's holy force restrained me, and I said to myself, " No, Jusef, don't grieve your friend." So instead, I occupied myself with covering up the boy, and told him to keep himself covered during the night. After this, I withdrew, thanking God that I had preserved my temper. The cawas remained, threatening the boy with I know not what. I now inquired of my internal friend patience if I might not relieve myself a little, time and cause being both appropriate; obtaining permission, I awaited the cawas; in a short time he came out, and was met by me. " You Turks," said I, " are Aulad Clab (sons of dogs), you have a heart as hard as a flintstone, and are always cruel; don't you know that the poor lad is quite overcome with fever and is about to die, and yet you shout most brutally at him? and you dishearten him? If I ever hear you again...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236510461
  • 9781236510464