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" Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take a week's rest in this town to refresh themselves and their cattle ; and then they make ready for the journey, taking with them a month's supply for man and beast. On quitting this city they enter the... "
Central Asia: Travels in Cashmere, Little Thibet and Central Asia - Page 26
1893 - 294 pages
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The book of Ser Marco Polo: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of ..., Volume 1

Marco Polo, Sir Henry Yule - History - 1871
...situated between east and north-east. It belongs to the Great Kaan, and the people worship Mahommet. Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take...beast. On quitting this city they enter the Desert. The length of this Desert is so great that 'tis said it would take a year and more to ride from one...
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ILLUSTRATED LIBRARY OF TRAVEL, EXPLORATION, AND ADVENTURE CENTRAL ASIA ...

BAYARD TAYLOR - 1874
...situated between east and north-east. It belongs 'to the Great Khan, and the people worship Mahontet. Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take...beast. On quitting this city they enter the Desert. "The length of this Desert is so great that 'tis said that it would take a year and more to ride from...
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The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and ...

Marco Polo - Travel - 1875 - 462 pages
...situated between east and north-east. It belongs to the Great Kaan, and the people worship Mahommet. Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take...beast. On quitting this city they enter the Desert. The length of this Desert is so great that 'tis said it would take a year and more to ride from one...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms ..., Volume 1

Sir Henry Yule - Asia - 1875 - 1050 pages
...situated between east and north-east. It belongs to the Great Kaan, and the people worship Mahommet. Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take...beast. On quitting this city they enter the Desert. The length of this Desert is so great that 'tis said it would take a year and more to ride from one...
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The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms ..., Volume 1

Sir Henry Yule - Asia - 1875 - 1050 pages
...situated between east and north-east. It belongs to the Great Kaan, and the people worship Mahommet. Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take...themselves and their cattle ; and then they make ready tor the journey, taking with them a month's supply for man and beast. On quitting this city they enter...
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Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Volume 10

China - 1876
...situated between east and north-east. It b'-longs to the Great Kaan, and the people worship Mahommet. Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take...they make ready for the journey, taking with them a mouth's supply for man and beast. On quitting this city they enter the Desert. The length of this Desert...
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From Kulja, Across the Tian Shan to Lob-Nor

Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovich Przhevalʹskiĭ - Asia, Central - 1879 - 251 pages
...traverse. " Lop," says he, " is a large town at the edge of the Desert, which is called the Desert of Lop, and is situated between east and northeast. It belongs...them a month's supply for man and beast. On quitting the city they enter the Desert." For thirty days the Venetian journeyed through the land of dril-t-sund....
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From Kulja, Across the Tian Shan to Lob-Nor

Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovich Przhevalʹskiĭ - Asia, Central - 1879 - 251 pages
...traverse. " Lop," says he, " is a large town at the edge of the Desert, which is called the Desert of Lop, and is situated between east and northeast. It belongs...journey, taking with them a month's supply for man and buast. On quitting the city they enter the Desert." For thirty days the Venetian journeyed through...
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Some Heroes of Travel: Or, Chapters from the History of Geographical ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Discoveries in geography - 1880 - 408 pages
...situated between east and north-east. It belongs to the Great Khan, and the people worship Mohammed. Now, such persons as propose to cross the desert take...beast. On quitting this city they enter the desert. " The extent of this desert is so great, that it is said it \vould take a year and more to ride from...
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Studies in American History

Mary Sheldon Barnes, Earl Barnes - United States - 1891 - 431 pages
...Great Desert Lop is a large town at the edge of the Desert, which is called the Desert of Lop. . . . Now, such persons as propose to cross the Desert take...beast. On quitting this city they enter the Desert. . . . Where its breadth is least, it takes a month to cross it. 'Tis all composed of hills and valleys...
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