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  • Meanwhile, the hermit said to Uns al-Wujud, “Go down to the palm-grove in the valley and fetch some fibre.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • A palm-grove is really a beautiful object, and requires scarcely less attention than a vineyard.

    Travels in Morocco

  • Fire, the divine symbol, was worshipped; and in Arabia, columnar aisles, which, surmounted by the splendid blue vault, resemble the palm-grove.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • When we reached the station at the palm-grove of Mahmud, the rich man was on the point of death and the dervish, approaching his pillow, said: ‘We have not expired from hardship but thou hast died on a dromedary.’

    The Gulistan of Sa'di

  • When we reached the palm-grove of the Beni Hallal, a black boy of the encampment, falling into a state of excitement, broke out in a strain which brought down the birds from the sky.

    The Gulistan of Sa'di

  • Down its middle, from palm-grove on the one side to palm-grove on the other, lay a reach of clear water, perhaps two hundred yards long and twelve feet wide, sand-bottomed, and bordered on each brink by a ten-foot lawn of thick grass and flowers.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Perdikkas 'tent was pitched in the shade of a tall palm-grove.

    Funeral Games

  • As she rode on, a dark moving bulk appeared in the middle distance, coming slowly from a palm-grove that fringed a pool.

    Funeral Games

  • This was directly confirmed by the sound of a gun-shot in the palm-grove, which was soon followed up by a second.

    The Book of Enterprise and Adventure Being an Excitement to Reading. for Young People. a New and Condensed Edition.

  • A dusty and shadeless road leads up into the wooded hills which bound the prospect, but the _campong_, largely consisting of recently-constructed dwellings, occupied by alien employés in the service of the Gold Syndicate, offers no inducements for exploration, and until the launch returns, a shadowy palm-grove by the wayside makes

    Through the Malay Archipelago

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