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The Bride of the Nile — Volume 07[NOTE: There is a short list of bookmarks, or pointers, at the end of the file for those who may wish to sample the author's ideas before making an entire meal of them. D.W.] CHAPTER I. [Note: In the print copy of this eBook, the chapter numbers and page numbers here start over at one.] If Philippus found no sleep that night, neither did Orion. He no longer doubted Paula, but his heart was full of longing to hear her say once more that she loved him and him alone, and the yearning kept him awake. He sprang from his bed at the first glimmer of dawn, glad that the night was past, and started to cross the Nile in order to place half of Paula's fortune in the hands of Salech, the brother of Haschim the merchant. In Memphis all was still silent, and all he saw in the old town struck him as strangely worn-out, torpid, and decayed; it seemed only fit to be left to ruin, while on the other side of the river, in the new town of Fostat, on all hands busy, eager, new-born vitality met his eyes. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 5523
Author: Ebers, Georg
Release Date: Apr 1, 2004
Translator: Bell, Clara, 1834-1927
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