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. Hurlbut's Life of Christ for young and old . f the Holy Land, whereJesus lived. In Christs time this land was called Judea.In our day its name is Palestine.18 SCfte ILorbs; Hanb It is a small country. If you will turn to the mapof the United States, and look at New Hampshire,you wiU see a state in form quite Hke Palestine, andonly a little smaller in size; for Palestine, or the HolyLand, contains about twelve thousand square miles,and NewHampshire alittle morethan ninethousand. FromJoppa wemust goacross Pales-tine if wewould look atthepartof theland amongthe moun-tains whereJesus lived.We ca

. Hurlbut's Life of Christ for young and old . f the Holy Land, whereJesus lived. In Christs time this land was called Judea.In our day its name is Palestine.18 SCfte ILorbs; Hanb It is a small country. If you will turn to the mapof the United States, and look at New Hampshire,you wiU see a state in form quite Hke Palestine, andonly a little smaller in size; for Palestine, or the HolyLand, contains about twelve thousand square miles,and NewHampshire alittle morethan ninethousand. FromJoppa wemust goacross Pales-tine if wewould look atthepartof theland amongthe moun-tains whereJesus lived.We ca Stock Photo
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. Hurlbut's Life of Christ for young and old . f the Holy Land, whereJesus lived. In Christs time this land was called Judea.In our day its name is Palestine.18 SCfte ILorbs; Hanb It is a small country. If you will turn to the mapof the United States, and look at New Hampshire,you wiU see a state in form quite Hke Palestine, andonly a little smaller in size; for Palestine, or the HolyLand, contains about twelve thousand square miles,and NewHampshire alittle morethan ninethousand. FromJoppa wemust goacross Pales-tine if wewould look atthepartof theland amongthe moun-tains whereJesus lived.We can nowride in a rail-road train,somethingthat Jesusnever saw while he lived on the earth; or we can go in a carriage,or on a horse, or on the back of a camel, as you willsee some people riding, or in what they caU a palan-keen, which is something Hke a coach-body set not onwheels, but between two pair of shafts, one in front, theother behind, and a mule harnessed in each pair, sothat the rider has one mule in front and the other backof him. 19. There is no real harbor at Jaffa. Steamers must anchor some distance out, and passengers are landed by rowboats Wf^t Horbs; lanb As we ride over the land we notice that at hrstit is very level. This part of the country is called theSea Coast Plain, and a plain it surel} is, almost aslevel as a floor. All around, you see gardens and farms,orange trees and fig trees. If you could pluck one ofthese golden oranges and taste it, you would find thatit is one of the sweetest and richest and juiciest thatyou have ever eaten, for the Jaffa oranges are famous

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