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Our journey around the world; an illustrated record of a year's travel of forty thousand miles.. . shade more clean and respectable than anyother ruin in the vicinity, butwe are very confident that inthe days of old, Martha left nosuch piles of rubbish and gar-bage at her front door as nowdecorate it; that she kept thedead cats and live donkeys offher premises, and that the blear-eyed children who now clamberall over her dining-room andparlor walls would have beenobliged to wash their faces andcomb their hair before she ad-mitted them within her doorsin the days of old. The tomb of Lazarus ise

Our journey around the world; an illustrated record of a year's travel of forty thousand miles.. . shade more clean and respectable than anyother ruin in the vicinity, butwe are very confident that inthe days of old, Martha left nosuch piles of rubbish and gar-bage at her front door as nowdecorate it; that she kept thedead cats and live donkeys offher premises, and that the blear-eyed children who now clamberall over her dining-room andparlor walls would have beenobliged to wash their faces andcomb their hair before she ad-mitted them within her doorsin the days of old. The tomb of Lazarus ise Stock Photo
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1162 x 2152 px | 19.7 x 36.4 cm | 7.7 x 14.3 inches | 150dpi

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Our journey around the world; an illustrated record of a year's travel of forty thousand miles.. . shade more clean and respectable than anyother ruin in the vicinity, butwe are very confident that inthe days of old, Martha left nosuch piles of rubbish and gar-bage at her front door as nowdecorate it; that she kept thedead cats and live donkeys offher premises, and that the blear-eyed children who now clamberall over her dining-room andparlor walls would have beenobliged to wash their faces andcomb their hair before she ad-mitted them within her doorsin the days of old. The tomb of Lazarus isequally disappointing and per-haps no more authentic. Thenarrow entrance shows us a long flight of stairs whichleads us down into the very bowels of the earth, and, here,by the aid of a smoky, flaring taper and a vigorous imagina-tion we are supposed to see the place where for four days thebody of Lazarus lay before the Eedeemers voice put life andvigor into the decaying limbs. Bethany is decidedly disappointing from every point ofview, and does not invite us to linger long within its wretched. A BEDOUIN WOMAN. 484 A DISCOURAGED PROPHET. streets. Since we stay here so short a time, we can on thissame day visit Bethlehem, which lies on the other side ofJerusalem, about an hour and a half by carriage from thegates of the city. The road from Jerusalem lies over rocky hills which arespotted here and there with little patches of soil, laboriouslyenclosed by rocks, where some scanty crops are raised bythe primitive agricultural methods of the day. Half-way

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