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" It is counted uncivil to visit in this country without an offering in hand. All great men expect it as a kind of tribute due to their character and authority ; and look upon themselves as affronted, and indeed defrauded, when this compliment is omitted. "
The Bakhtyār Nāma: A Persian Romance - Page 228
edited by - 1883 - 232 pages
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Observations on divers passages of Scripture [by T. Harmer].

Thomas Harmer - 1776 - 574 pages
...manner is among the " Turks, to procure a propitious recep" tion. " It is counted uncivil to vifit in this country " 'without an offering in hand. All great men " expect it as a kind of tribute due to their " character and authority; and look upon " themfelves as affronted, and...
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Oriental Customs: Or, An Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures by ..., Volume 1

Samuel Burder - Bible - 1807 - 438 pages
...present, as the manner is among the Turks, to procure a propitious reception. It is counted uncivil to visit in this country without an offering in hand. All great men expect it as a kind of tribute due to their character and authority, and look upon themselves as affronted, and indeed...
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Observations on Various Passages of Scripture: Placing Them in a ..., Volume 2

Bible - 1808 - 558 pages
...present, as the manner is among the Turks, to procure a propitious reception. " It is counted uncivil to visit in this country without an offering in hand. All great men expect it as a kind of tribute due to their character and authority ; and look upon themselves as affronted, and indeed...
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A Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Containing an Historical Account ..., Volume 2

John Brown - Bible - 1811 - 742 pages
...dilVerence on thii head. " It is counted uncivil" says Mauniliel in his journey from Aleppo to yerutaleni, " to visit in this country without an offering- in hand. All great men expect it as a kind of tribute due to their character and authority. Even the inferior people seldom n.ake their familiar...
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Oriental customs: or, An illustration of the Sacred scriptures by ..., Volume 1

Samuel Burder - Bible - 1812 - 442 pages
...preseut, as-the manner is among the Turks, to procure a propitious reception. It is counted uncivil to visit in this country without an offering in hand. All great men expect it as a kind of tribute due to their character and authority, and look upon themselves as affronted, and indeed...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1814 - 984 pages
...presents as the manner is among the Turks, to procure a propitious reception. It is counted uncivil to visit in this country without an offering in hand. All great men expect it as a kind of tribute due to their character and authority, and look upon themselves as affronted, and indeed...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824 - 984 pages
...present, as the manner is among the Turks, to procure a propitious reception. It is counted uncivil to visit in this country without an offering in hand. All great men expert it as a kind of tribute due to their character and authority, and look upon themselves as affronted,...
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Antiquities of the Jews ... Compiled from Authentic Sources: And ..., Volume 2

William Brown - Jews - 1823 - 536 pages
...otherwise understood in the East. Thus Maundrellh tells us, " it is accounted uncivil to visit in Syria without an offering in hand. All great men expect it as a kind of tribute to their character and authority, and look upon themselves as affronted and even defrauded...
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Isaiah. A new translation; with a preliminary dissertation, and notes, by R ...

Isaiah (the prophet) - 1825 - 450 pages
...to Egypt." Hoi. xii. 1 . ion must carry him a present. " It is counted uncivil,'' says Maunrtrell, p. 26. "to visit in this country without an offering in hand. All great men expect it as a trihute due to their character and authority; and look upon themselves as affronted, and indeed defrauded,...
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Host bibliographic record for boundwith item barcode 89017122268

1825 - 896 pages
...Aeiyri*, And oil is carried to Egypt." Hos. xii. 1. It is well known, that in all parts of the cast, whoever visits a great person must carry him a present. " It is counted uncivil," s;ivs Maundrell, p. 26. " to visit in fliis country without an offering in hand. All great men expect...
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