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The Nile tributaries of Abyssinia, and the sword h

Samuel White, Sir Baker

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. . .No sooner was the bustle of arrangement completed, than a grey old man stepped forward, and, responding to his call, every man of the hundreds present formed in line, three or four deep. At once there was total silence, disturbed only by the crackling of the fires, or by the cry of a child; and with faces turned to the east, in attitudes of profound devotion, the wild but fervent followers of Mahomet repeated their evening prayer.

The flickering red light of the fires illumined the bronze faces of the congregation, and as I stood before the front line of devotees, I took off my cap in respect for their faith, and at the close of their prayer I made my salaam to their venerable Faky (priest); he returned the salutation with the cold dignity of an Arab. In this part the coorbatch of the Turk was unnecessary, and we shortly obtained supplies of milk. I ordered the dragoman Mahomet to inform the Faky that I was a doctor, and that I had the best medicines at the service. . . Read More

Community Reviews

A lot of this was fascinating and enjoyable. As a travel narrative it is very vivid and engrossing. Sometimes it is very funny – such as the episode when he tries to hire a woman to help with the laundry but ends up having to purchase her as a slave who thinks she is to become his wife, which causes