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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THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS. [chap, xv

The long shadows of the palm are lying moveless on the grass;
the very mimosa has no trembling ; the river floats languidly
among the lotus lilies; the pyramids look immoveable as the
mountains of nature ; the camels scarcely chew the cud ; the
sunshine itself seems sleepy; repose appears the only real plea-
sure of all life. Verily this is a magnetic land !
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