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Modern Persia

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Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,008 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.9
LoC Category: GN
Downloads: 583
Added to site: 2007.05.18 17017
Genre: Non-fiction

most trusted officials with drawn swords. One of the four gates in the walls around the palace is called the king's gate, as he always enters through it. No other person, be he lord, count, or high official is permitted to pass through this gate on horseback or in carriage. He must dismount and walk through.

When the king goes from the palace for a hunt or vacation, he is escorted out of the city by a large guard. First, coming down the street will be seen about thirty infantry bearing each a golden club, and shouting: "Get out; get out!" Whereupon the street is cleared of all traffic that the royal procession may pass. The infantry is followed by about fifty cavalrymen with drawn swords. Next comes ten or a dozen riderless Arabian horses. These horses are beauties, and are adorned with bridles of gold and many precious stones.


The king's table is set with the luxuries of the land. From the time of the purchase until it appears on the t



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