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XLI. Of their Honey-pots
XLII. Different Kinds of Delicacies used in the East. 73
XLIII. Potted Flesh made use of by Travellers
in the East....
XLIV. Different Kinds of Game esteemed Deli.
cacies in the East...
XLV. Shoulder of Lamb a Delicacy in the East....
XLVI. Fat Lambs esteemed a Delicacy in the East.
XLVII. How Strangers are entertained in the East.
XLVIII. Roasted and stewed Meat, Delicacies among
XLIX. Of their Pottage in the East..
L. Seldom use Flesh-Meat, but live on Milk, Pulse, &c.
LI. Game sometimes used-Hunting of the Arabs....
LII. Inhabitants of the Villages obliged to sup-
ply their Grandees when on a Journey, with
LIII. Different Methods of serving up food at Meals. 100
LIV. Manner of eating at Courts....
LV. Provisions sent from the Tables of Eastern
Princes to the Poor, &c..... 、、
LVI. Women and Men do not eat together in the
LVII. The Eastern People begin to eat very early
in the Morning
LVIII. Abstemiousness conducive to Health...... 112
LIX. Mats used in the East instead of Tables.. 114
LX. Various Utensils used by the ancient Jews..... 115
LXI. Womer are still accustomed to draw Water
LXII. Water the principal Beverage in the East.. 127
LXIII. Large Supply of Cattle at the Table of Princes. 128
LXIV. Drinking Vessels often made of Gold in the East 135
LXV. Horns used as drinking Vessels in the East... 136
LXVI. Effects of Wine upon some Eastern Devotees. 139
LXVII. Different Kinds of Wines in the East..... 140
LXVIII. Sweet Wines much esteemed in the East. 148
LXIX. The Easterns drink their Wine before Meat. 152
LXX. Libations of Wine still made in the East.......... 153
LXXI. Of their Wine-Presses....
LXXII. The Reason why Wine is often poured from
Vessel to Vessel..........
LXXIII. Snow put into the Wine in Order to cool it. 156
LXXIV. Vinegar and Lemon-Juice used as Drinks
in the East.....
LXXV. Of Lemons, Oranges, and Citron
LXXVI. Superior Excellence of the Pistachio Nuts
LXXVII. Remarks on Ziba's Present to David.... ib.
LXXVIII. Of Music in the Eastern Feasts......... 172
LXXIX. Different Kinds of Musical Instruments ....
used in the East......
LXXX. Of Field and House Music at Aleppo........ 178
CONCERNING THEIR MANNER OF TRAVELLING.
OBS. I. Eastern Travellers carry their Provisions
II. Carry also Skins filled with Water, for their Re-
freshment on their Journeys...
III. Carry also Provender for their Beasts........ 286
IV. Their Manner of making up their Packages.. 191
V. Of their Wells, and the Method of drawing
Water from them.....
VI. How they dispose of their Baggage on Jour-
nies, illustrating Ezek. xii. 3-7.........
VII. They relieve the Tedium of the Way on their
Journeys by Music, Songs, Tales, &c...... 197
VIII. The Manner of Travelling by Camels, Drome-
daries, Boats, &c.....
IX. No Mangers used in the East; Hair-Bags and
Stone-Troughs answering the Purpose..... 205
X. Their Caravans composed of People of differ-
XI. Different Kinds of Vehicles used in the Cara-
vans for Persons of Distinction, the Sick, &c. 208
XII. Method of wearing their Swords in travelling... 211
XIII. Travellers on Horseback attended by Per-
sons on Foot......
XIV. Their Method of travelling on Foot..... 213
XV. Of their Roads, Inclosures, &c....
XVI. Of their Inclosures, Fences, Walls, &c...... 219
XVII. Of their Woods in the Holy-Land..
XVIII. Dangerous Chasms near Aleppo.......
XIX. Hospitality of the Arabs to Travellers, ex-
plaining Luke xiv. 23, &c. and Jerem. xlix. 3.. 226
XX. Provisions used in Journeying, with a curi-
ous Comment on a Petition of the Lord's
XXI. Provisions often extorted from the poor
Inhabitants of the Country, by the Officers of
XXII. The Times of journeying, pitching their
XXIII. Time of shutting their Gates in the East 250
XXIV. Civility of the Women to Strangers...... 253
XXV. Of Caravanserais, and Public Inns in the East 254
XXVI. The great Liberality of the Arabs to their
Fellow Travellers ..
XXVII. Curious Criticisms on John iv. 6......
XXVIII. Water carried sometimes in Skins, and
sometimes in Earthen-Jars...
XXIX. On the Supposition that the Israelites march-
ed out of Egypt, in Files of Five in Front 268
XXX. Manner observed by the Eastern Caravans
in their Journeys..
XXXI. Caravans travel chiefly in the Night.. .... 273
XXXII. In journeying, Bells are sometimes ap-
pended both to Horses and Camels......... 275
XXXIII. Of the Lights used for travelling by
XXXIV. The Necessity of Guides in travelling
through the Eastern Deserts...
XXXV. Heaps of Stones placed at certain Dis-
tances, to point out the Way in the Deserts... 290
EASTERN MODES OF HONOURING THE LIVING AND THE
OBS. I. Gifts presented to Inferiors in the East.... 296
II. Particular Kinds of Presents made to Supe-
IV. Presents made at the Circumcision of Children.. 308
V. Presents of Meat and Drink made to their great
VI. Presents often very expensive in the East, not
only those made to Strangers, but to private
VII. Presents often considered as a Tribute........
VIII. Dresses often given to Persons of Distinction.. 316
IX. Flowers and odoriferous Herbs often given as
a token of Friendship...
X. Presents, unless of considerable Value are some-
XI. Horses commonly presented to Grandees....
XII. When an Inferior is visited by a Superior,
the former makes him a Present at his Depar-
XIII. Presents sometimes made to Princes to engage
them to lend their Assistance in Time of War 325
XIV. On the Eastern Method of Salutation..........
XV. Particular Kinds of Salutations....
XVI. Further Considerations on the same Subject... 341
XVII. Salutation both by Attitude and Expression... 343
XVIII. Sometimes the Inferior mentions himself
before the Person he intends to honour...... 344
XIX. Prostrations, and kissing the Feet some-
times practised in the East....
XX. Kissing the Hand and putting it on the Head,
Tokens of Respect...
XXI. Kissing what is presented, a Token of Respect
Head, or Shoulders.....
XXII. Intimate Acquaintances kiss each other's Hands,
XXIII. Kissing the Beard, a Token of Respect. ib.
XXIV. Beards held in high Estimation in the East.. 359
XXV. Kissing the Hand, a Token of Reverence.... 361
XXVI. Dismounting, a Token of Respect...... .. 362
XXVII. Christians in Egypt obliged to alight, when
a Turk passes by.....
XXVIII. Different Postures indicating Respect..... 366
XXIX. Seating a Person on a Cushion, a Token of
XXX. Sitting in the Corner, a Token of Superiority. 368
XXXI. Different Kinds of Perfumes used at the Close
of friendly Visits..
XXXII. The Subject farther illustrated from Dan.
XXXIII. Changing the Dress of a Person, a Token
XXXIV. Presents of Garments often made even to the
XXXV. Party-coloured Garments esteemed a Mark
XXXVI. Eastern Warriors often magnificently clothed 400
XXXVII. Sometimes a Prince gives his own Gar-
ment as a Token of the highest Respect......... 401
XXXVIII. Criminals not permitted to look on the
Person of the King.
XXXIX. Other curious Methods of doing Persons ·