New voyages and travels: originals and translations [ed. by sir R. Phillips].
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Page 66 - No flocks that range the valley free To slaughter I condemn : Taught by that power that pities me, I learn to pity them : ' But from the mountain's grassy side A guiltless feast I bring ; A scrip with herbs and fruits supplied, And water from the spring. ' Then, pilgrim, turn, thy cares forego ; All earth-born cares are wrong : Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long.
Page 111 - Awake : The morning shines, and the fresh field Calls us ; we lose the prime, to mark how spring Our tender plants, how blows the citron grove, What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy reed, How nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
Page 18 - The Mahometans divide their religion into two general parts, faith and practice; of which the first is divided into six distinct branches : Belief in God, in his angels, in his scriptures, in his prophets, in the resurrection and final judgment, and in God's absolute decrees. The points relating to practice are, prayer, with washings, &c., alms, fasting, pilgrimage to Mecca, and circumcision.
Page 110 - Canighul, decorated with innumerable tents and pavilions, which displayed the luxury of a great city and the spoils of a victorious camp. Whole forests were cut down to supply fuel for the kitchens ; the plain was spread with pyramids of meat, and vases of every liquor, to which thousands of guests were courteously invited...
Page 98 - W]K> sent a horse for Scott to ride upon, and 27 dollars to buy provisions. After recruiting himself for three days longer, Scott, accompanied by the Moor, set off, and arrived safe at Mogador in five days, during which they travelled at the rate of at least thirty miles per day. As the place where Scott encountered the Moor is not above a mile and a half from Wadnoon, that place may be considered as about 150 miles from Mogador. Near the Moor's house was a river as large as canals usually are in...
Page 98 - Scott by the hand, told him he was safe, led him to his house, and gave him food. He afterwards desired Scott to write to the English Consul at Mogador ; and Scott did so. This man, leaving Scott under the care of his brother and his son, set off with the letter ; and after an absence of eight days, returned with a letter from William Willshire, Esq.