Four Months in Algeria: With a Visit to Carthage
Macmillan and Company, 1859 - Algeria - 441 pages
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Page 341 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She maketh herself coverings of tapestry, her clothing is silk and purple.