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The American in Egypt; With Rambles Through Arabia Petra E A and the Holy Land, During the Years 1839 and 1840 (Paperback) Loot Price: R489
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The American in Egypt; With Rambles Through Arabia Petra E A and the Holy Land, During the Years 1839 and 1840 (Paperback):...
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The American in Egypt; With Rambles Through Arabia Petra E A and the Holy Land, During the Years 1839 and 1840 (Paperback)

James Ewing Cooley

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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. 1843 Excerpt: ...the field. Nor do I think that they would have been much more willing, when attacked on the one cheek, to have turned the other to the assault of those vile insects, than we were. I would not, however, wish to be understood as laying any claims whatever to the well-earned and stern virtues of that enlightened association, which has declared itself absolved from all responsibility to every other community under heaven, and openly at war and rebellion (though with spiritual weapons) against all the established organizations of society in every part of the known world But however contrary to the mild and heaven-taught spirit that professedly pervades the virtuous bosoms of the " New England Non-resistance Society," and however shocking it may appear to the calm, pure, and spotless benignity of all its members, individually or collectively, who have beaten their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks, and who, alas I apprehend, are so far " ahead of the age" as to have come into this wicked world a little before their time, --we, after holding a deliberate council of war, resolved upon a pitched battle Having decided upon war, and having resolved to rescue our rightful possessions from the enemy, we Vide " Principles of the Non-resistance Society," Boston, 1839. had next to decide upon the best mode of attack, and the weapons to be used in the onset. We found ourselves in a dilemma scarcely less embarrassing than that of the "great powers" during the first year and a half of their skilful diplomacy in reference to the "pacification of eastern affairs," when they resolved unanimously and most religiously upon making the "old blood-thirsty tyrant" (to use a complimentary English e...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: James Ewing Cooley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 146
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16268-8
Barcode: 9781150162688
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-16268-6

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