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A Ride Across Palestine

Auhtor: Anthony Trollope

Language: english
Published: 1864

Genres:

fiction and literature
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Review by Bob Tobias, December 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Ride Across Palestine':

... to ride through that country without paying the regular price for protection, than you have to stop in Z- 's hotel without settling the bill.. I ...
... were more in his favour, or whose face and gait and outward bearing seemed to betoken better breeding. He might be some twenty or twenty-one years ...
... first on horseback. Joseph, the Frenchman, was strapping on to a rough pony our belongings, and was staring at Mr. Smith. My new friend, unfortunately, ...
... at home, said my friend Smith. For those who cannot divide the wheat from the chaff, let THEM stay at home, I answered. And then we rode out ...
... over Jerusalem. Sometimes I think that of all spots in the world this one should be the spot most cherished in the memory of Christians. It was there ...
... anywhere rather than fall among friends who are not friendly. And the nearer the friend is, the more one feels that sort of thing. To my way of thinking, ...
... cold fowl and brandy-and-water, with a hard-boiled egg by way of a final delicacy and then I began to bargain with Joseph for the loan of his English ...
... had command of money, on horses but the greater number walked, toiling painfully from Jerusalem to Jericho on the first day, sleeping there in tents ...
... to say. The appearance is as though the water had receded and left them there. I have heard it said that there is no vegetation near the Dead Sea ...
... without going up as far as Samaria. And yet we know that there, or thereabouts, the Israelites did cross it. I jumped from my horse the moment ...
... be night as we rode on to the tents at Jericho but there was no difficulty as to the way, and therefore we did not hurry the horses, who were feeding ...
... Jove, and so had I. Make no apology. And let me tell you this,-though perhaps you will not credit me,-that I would sooner laugh with a comrade than ...
... cannot describe at length the whole of our journey from thence to our tents at Jericho, nor back to Jerusalem, nor even from Jerusalem to Jaffa. ...
... to me that he was very anxious on the subject, fearing that his uncle would be back upon his heels before he had started. I ordered a serious breakfast ...
... he would tell me this story of his. If he required that I should give him my aid in the presence either of his uncle or of his uncle's myrmidons, I must ...
... up into the courtyard, looked hard at me from under those bushy eyebrows, just raised his hat, and then-said, I believe I am speaking to Mr. Jones.. Yes, ...
... Smith was a lady, I should not have travelled with her in her gentleman's habiliments from Jerusalem to Jaffa. Had she consented to remain under my protection, ...
... a woman, and to Sir William as a guardian, and to myself as the father of a family, all clashed with each other. I was anxious to be generous, honest, ...
... but on this point I never got certain information. Afterwards, while we were travelling together, the idea had come upon her, that she might go on as ...
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