The Lands Of The Saracen

The Lands Of The Saracen

by Bayard Taylor
     
 

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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ISBN-13:
9781407610603
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

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CHAPTER III. FROM JAFFA TO JERUSALEM. The Garden of JaffaBreakfast at a FountainThe Plain of SharonTin- Rulnji) Mceque of RamlehA Judean LandscapeThe Streets of KamlehAm I in Palestine?A Heavenly MorningThe Land of Milk and HoneyEntering the Hill- CountryThe Pilgrim's BreakfastThe Father of LiesA Church of the Crusaders The Agriculture of the HillsThe Valley of BlahDay-DreamsThe Wllderneu The ApproachWe see the Holy City. " Through the air sublime, Over the wilderness and o'er the plain ; Till underneath them fair Jerusalem, The Holy City, lifted high her towers." Paradisb Rbg.usud. Jebusalem, Thursday, April 29,1S52. Leaving the gate of Jaffa, we rode eastward between delightful gardens of fig, citron, orange, pomegranate and palm. The country for several miles around the city is a complete level part of the great plain of Sharonand the gray mass of building crowning the little promontory, is the only landmark seen above the green garden-land, on looking towards the sea The road was lined with hedges of giant cactus, now in blossom, and shaded occasionally with broad-armed sycamores The orange trees were in bloom, and at the same time laden lown with ripe fruit. The oranges of Jaffa are the finest iu Jyria, aud great numbers of them are sent to Beyrout. aud THE PLAIN OF SHARON. 49 other ports further north. The dark foliage of the pome- granate fairly blazed with its heavy scarlet blossoms, and hero and there a cluster of roses made good the Scriptural renown of those of Sharon. The road was filled with people, passing to and fro, and several families of Jaffa Jews were having a sort of pic-nic in the choice shady spots. Ere long we came to a fountain, at a point where two roadmet. It was a large square structure of limestone an...

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