Walter in Jerusalem

Walter in Jerusalem

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...leap from the table and disappear under the tent. "Suppose he had found his way to our beds, instead of to the table, Harry." "He would not hurt us." "How do you know?" "I don't know; but I am not afraid of such creatures. They will run if you move." "What boys you are," remarked Dr. Forestall, turning over. "Why, sir?" asked one. "You talk after going to bed, and you talk before you get up, and between the two we fail to get all the sleep we want." "Oh, Doctor, we did not come to this country to sleep; and as you told us the other day that boys like us ought not to be heard much when their elders are about, we take our talking out while you are asleep." Just now the head of Abdallah was thrust into the tent. "Gentlemens be up soon, pleased, 'cause go to Jordan to-day; and we start with tents and luggage on the mules." "All right, Abdallah. We will do anything to help you." Soon the whole party were out of the tents, which were soon struck and packed upon mules; and nothing remained of the encampment but the smouldering fires, the scattered straw, and the party getting a hasty breakfast, preparatory to starting for the banks of the Jordan. CHAPTER VIII. DOWN BY THE JORDAN. The River Jordan is hallowed by a thousand tender and solemn associations. No Sabbathschool scholar has failed to be impressed with a desire to look upon waters so intimately connected with sacred subjects. And when the two boys found that they were mounted, and on their way to El-Meshra, the bathing-place of the Christian pilgrims, they were wild with delight. The reported dangers of this locality led Mohammed to employ a guard from the Turkish garrison at Jericho; and more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589793
  • 9781236589798