The Gates of the East


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Author  Henry Codman Potter
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 10, 2012
Pages  262

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We had started for the Pyramids before eight oclock in the morning. This was not, it must be owned, to get a view of them by sunrise, but to avoid being detained on the wrong side of theN ile, by the opening of the drawbridge which connects Cairo and the west bank of the river, until late in the afternoon. But though our early rising had no better motive than our convenience, it had its own abundant reward. It was early in December, and the country, as we rode on through the chill morning air, was covered by a dense mist which made any object at the distance of a hundred yards all but invisible.
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