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" ... on a brazen cup, in which they give a draught to a passenger for a trifling piece of money. With these were mixed, people of the town in white turbans, some in large white or dark blue frocks, and others in sheep-skin cloaks ; Persians, and Afghauns,... "
An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and Its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary ... - Page 87
by Mountstuart Elphinstone - 1819
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The Literary Panorama and National Register

English literature - 1816
...and inen, carrying water in leathern bags at their backs, and announcing their commodity by beating on a brazen cup, in which they give a draught to a...Afghauns, in brown woollen tunics, or flowing mantles, and raps of black sheepskin or coloured silk ; Khyberees, with the straw sandals, and the wild dress, and...
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Compendium of modern geography

Compendium - 1822
...and men carrying water, in leathern bags, at their backs, and announcing their commodity by beating on a brazen cup, in which they give a draught to a...passenger for a trifling piece of money. With these are mixed people of the town in white turbans, some in large white or dark-blue frocks, and others...
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Annual Register, Volume 57

Edmund Burke - History - 1824
...leathern bags at their backs, and announcing their commodity bybeatingon a brazen cup, in which they gave a draught to a passenger for a trifling piece, of...frocks, and others in sheepskin cloaks : Persians and A fghauns, in brown woollen tunics, or flowing mantles, and caps of black sheep-skin or coloured silk;...
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A Geographical View of the World: Embracing the Manners, Customs, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Geography - 1826 - 452 pages
...and men, carrying water in leathern bags at their backs, and announcing their commodity by beating on a brazen cup, in which they give a draught to a...people of the -town in white turbans, some in large while or dark blue frocks, and others in sheepskin cloaks; Persians, and Afghauns, in brown woollen...
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A Geographical View of the World: Embracing the Manners, Customs and ...

Sir Richard Phillips, James Gates Percival - Geography - 1838 - 452 pages
...carrying water in leathern bags at their backs, and announcing their commodity by beating on abrazen cup, in which they give a draught to a passenger for...; Persians, and Afghauns, in brown woollen tunics, 01 flowing mantles, and" caps of black sheep-skin, or coloured silk ; Khyberees, with the straw sandals,...
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An Account of the Kingdom of Canbul, and Its Dependencies in ..., Volume 1

Mountstuart Elphinstone - Afghanistan - 1842
...&c., and men carrying water in leathern bags at their backs, and announcing their commodity by beating on a brazen cup, in which they give a draught to a...woollen tunics, or flowing mantles, and caps of black sheep -skin, or coloured silk ; Khyberees, with the straw sandals, and the wild dress, and air of their...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

1842
...for salę in the streets. Mr. Elphinstone describes the crowds in the streets as composed of " the people of the town, in white turbans, some in large...frocks, and others in sheepskin cloaks ; Persians and Afghans in brown woollen tunics or flowing mantles, and caps of black sheepskin or coloured silk ;...
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Afghan Frontier: Feuding and Fighting in Central Asia

Victoria Schofield - History - 2003 - 383 pages
...Mountstuart Elphinstone saw 'men of all nations and languages, in every variety of dress and appearance . . . mixed people of the town in white turbans, some in large white or blue frocks and others in sheepskin coats . . . Persians and Afghans in brown woollen tunics or flowing...
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