The Armenian Campaign; A Diary Of The Campaign Of 1877. A Diary Of The Campaign Of 1877: a diary of the campaign of 1877 by Charles Williams

The Armenian Campaign; A Diary Of The Campaign Of 1877. A Diary Of The Campaign Of 1877: a diary of…

byCharles Williams

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1878. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. Left Flank Of The Turkish Army In Asia Minor, June 3.--The news that the floods were subsiding, and the belief that as soon as they did Loris Melikoff would allow no grass to grow either under his own feet or beneath those of his lieutenants, induced me on Friday, as soon as last week's post had gone, to push on to the front, even without those long-expected papers, of which the hope deferred had given way almost to despair. And as there is nothing like an early start in these parts, and there would be a difficulty in getting out of Erzeroum before daybreak, it was resolved to leave the Armenian capital overnight and to pass it in one of those numerous villages of the plain which are partly the growth of sectarian incompatibility and partly owe their existence to the habits of the people, whose pastoral life renders existence in cities almost intolerable to them. We happened to light on a Christian village, in which we were received by the head man with much empressement and conducted to the guest-house, where our horses were cared for, and where a boarded-off partition, slightly raised above the floor of the stable, served at once as salle a manger, kitchen, and dormitory. While we were cooking a dried tongue, the whole village crowded in to have a good look at the strangers. They stood on the manger, men and women, but chiefly boys and girls, and stared through the gaps in the partition at the extraordinary beings who reclined in beds made of string, and hung from In the War Circle. 33 pillar to post. Every motion of the strangers was watched and commented on, not rudely nor jeeringly, but with a sort of awestruck wonder that was, in spite of a rather too demonstrative curiosity, anything but disrespectful. The lights and shades, the glow of burni...

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Title:The Armenian Campaign; A Diary Of The Campaign Of 1877. A Diary Of The Campaign Of 1877: a diary of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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