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A Trip to the Orient; The Story of a Mediterranean Cruise
Publication Date01 Feb 2012
ContributorsJacob, Robert Urie (Author )
Number of Pages66
Weight136 grams / 0.3 pounds
Product Dimensions24.6 x 18.9 x 0.4 cm
9.7 x 7.4 x 0.1 inches

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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.1907 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. CAIRO AND THE PYRAMIDS. ON Monday morning, after enjoying our usual breakfast at the Casa Nova of boiled eggs, rolls and pure honey, good coffee, and delicious oranges, we bade farewell to our tonsured hosts and the staff of gowned attendants. The carriages were waiting near the Jaffa Gate to convey us to the station. The train moved off promptly at the appointed hour, and looking backward, we took our farewell glimpse of the Tower of David and the yellow walls of the Holy City. During the three hours' ride to Jaffa the threatening clouds passed away, the sun re-appeared, the rough winds changed to soft breezes, and our depressed spirits rose correspondingly. By the time the orange groves in the suburbs of Jaffa came into sight, the tourists were in a gay and cheerful humor. But when we arrived at the pier of Jaffa, we discovered that the sea still felt the effects of the gale. The surf was rolling high and the angry waves were breaking violently over the ugly-looking rocks in the harbor, hiding them for an instant from view and sending the snowy spray high into the air. As we looked out toward the Moltke riding at anchor a mile away, many of the gay faces became sober. The boatmen holding the tossing boats to the pier urged us to embark. 17 (JS7) "But timorous mortals start and shrink to cross the narrow sea, And linger trembling on the brink and fear to launch away" "Oh, I cannot venture Go without me Leave me behind " exclaimed one of the ladies, trembling and almost fainting through fear. "Those black rocks momentarily emerging and disappearing seem like the heads of terrible monsters waiting to devour us as soon as we come within their reach." "Do not be alarmed," said one of the officials on the pier, encouragingly. "The sea, as you sa...

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