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" ... howling waste of mountains, such as one might imagine the Atlas to be, or such as Aden is; and this under an Italian sky, with an atmosphere which acts like a telescope, bringing the most minute and distant objects into notice. No gradations of verdure... "
Visits to High Tartary, Yârkand, and Kâshgar (formerly Chinese Tartary): And ... - Página 8
por Robert Shaw - 1871 - 486 páginas
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Visits to High Tartary, Yârkand, and Kâshgar (formerly Chinese Tartary): And ...

Robert Shaw - 1871 - 486 páginas
...distant objects into notice. No gradations of verdure ; each bit of cultivation is as distinctly defined from the surrounding desert hill-side as if it had...tea-pot, all whitewashed ; while crowning all is a IKTBOD. ITS VILLAGES AND INHABITANTS. 9 small wooden globe or crescent supported on a sort of obelisk....
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ILLUSTRATED LIBRARY OF TRAVEL, EXPLORATION, AND ADVENTURE CENTRAL ASIA ...

BAYARD TAYLOR - 1874
...distant objects into notice. No gradations of verdure ; each bit of cultivation is as distinctly defined from the surrounding desert hill-side as if it had...without several of them. At each end there is probably ai Chorten,' in form a large square pedestal, surmounted by a huge inverted tea-pot, all whitewashed...
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Central Asia: Travels in Cashmere, Little Thibet and Central Asia

1893 - 294 páginas
...there is no perspective ; everything appears in one plane, and that close to the eyes. "Approaching a village, you pass a long, low, broad wall, covered...with sacred sentences in two different styles of the Thibetan character. This is a ' Mane,' and not a village is without several of them. At each end, there...
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The Gospel in All Lands

1903
...edge. A monastery is generally in view high up on a neighboring rock. As we approach the village we pass a long, low, broad wall covered with flat stones...sacred sentences in two different styles of the Tibetan characters. This is a "Mane," and each village has several of them. At each end there is a"Chorten,"...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued as ...

Chambers's journal - 1872
...borders of Ladakh are mean and monotonous ; the description of one suffices for all. 'The first object is a long, low, broad wall, covered with flat stones,...with sacred sentences in two different styles of the Thibetan character. This is a " mane," and there are several in every village. At each end there is...
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Central Asia: Travels in Cashmere, Little Thibet, and Central Asia

Thomas Stevens - 1997 - 294 páginas
...and that close to the eyes. "Approaching a village, you pass a long, low, broad wall, covered witli flat stones, inscribed with sacred sentences in two different styles of the Thibetan character. This is a 'Mane',' and not a village is without several of them. At each end, there...
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