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TO THE

RIGHT EEV. BISHOP BROWNELL,

OF CONNECTICUT,

THIS BOOK

IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE UNWAVERING FRIENDSHIP OF MANY YEARS.

1848-9.—Ibrahim Pacha's death.—Abbas Pacha.—Our new consul-general,

Mr. Macauley.—Ghizeh.—Pyramids.—Sphinxes.—Memphis.—Pelusiac branch

of Nile.—Treasure Cities.—Library of Egyptian Association.—A Lion of

Dongola.—Bastinado.—Ghourah bazaar.—Different bazaars.—Mr. Lane.

Chivalry and the East.—Sights of Cairo.—Dr. Abbot's Museum.—Egyptian

Literary Association.—Tombs of the Memlooks, of Mohammed Ali's family.—

Ibrahim Pacha.—Site of Roman Babylon.—Mosques.—Mataryeh.—Tree and

fountain of Holy family.—Heliopolis.—Prophecies.—Translation of obelisks.

Rhoda island and tradition of Moses.—Departure for Upper Egypt.—River

palaces of Old Cairo.—Pyramids of Howara.—Boatmen and dragoman An

Arab Sheikh.—Grottoes of El Massara and the Hebrews.—Adventures ashore

Benisooef.—Heracleopolis.—Behnesa.—Oxyrinchus.—Gebel el Teir Mythol-

ogies and traditions.—Sheikh Said.—Gebel Aboulfaydee.—Gebel Hassan.

Site of Antinoe.—Anchorite caves.—Coloso and Alm^s.—Turks and Persians.

English travellers.—Dangers of the Nile.—Fayoom.—Minieh.—Gebel Heredy.

—Sindbad the sailor.—Colossus of Cnuphis.—Panorama of the Nile. A

fair wind.—Arab's delight. — Manfaloot.—Beni Hassan. — Tombs. The

songstress of the Arab village.—Convents.—Oshmunein and Mercury.

Hermes and Joseph.—The Bedouin town.—Osiout.—Bazaars. Sights.

Tombs of Mountains.—Turkish bath and the Dutchman.—A bright evening.

Arab tales.—Soohajz.—Convent of Aboo Shenood.—Carrier Arab. Gebel-el

Said.—How.—Mountains of Egypt.—Bedouin antiquaries.—Scenery of Chen-

obuscion.—Boats of lady travellers.—Crocodiles.—An Egyptian sunset.

Ikhmim and the Superior of the Convent.—Fertility of the Nile. Tahta.

Islands.—Menshieh.—Incidents with Reis, crew and dragoman.—Girgeh, 8

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