Warburton, Eliot
Travels in Egypt and the Holy Land, or, The crescent and the cross: comprising the romance and realities of eastern travel — Philadelphia, 1859

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C!HAP. XI.]

WOMEN.

to matter-of-fact people like myself, an English fireside, a Scot-
tish mountain, or an Irish glen, have more attractions in this
respect than any Zenana in Arabia ; and thcs women who in-
habit them, with purity in the heart and intellect on the brow,
and a cottage-bonnet on the head, much better worth risking life
for, than all the turbaned volup'uous beauty of the East.
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