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ply their Grandees when on a Journey, with
LIII. Different Methods of serving up food at Meals. 100
LIV. Manner of eating at Courts....
LV. Provisions sent from the Tables of Eastern
Princes to the Poor, 8c....
LVI. Women and Ven do not eat together in the
LVII. The Eastern People begin to cat very early
in the Morning ...
LVIII. Abstemiousness conducive to Health... 112
LIX. Mats used in the East instead of Tables.. 114
LX. Various Utensils used by the ancient Jews.... 115
LXI. Women are still accustomed to draw Water
in the East .....
LXII. Water the principal Beverage in the East.. 127
LXIII. Large Supply of Cattle at the Table of Princes. 128
LXIV. Drinking Vessels often made of Gold in the East 135
LXV. Horns used as drinking Vessels in the East... 136
LXVI. Effects of Wine upon some Eastern Devotees. 139
LXVII. Different kinds of Wines in the East..... 140
LXVIII. Sweet Wines much esteemed in the East. 148
CONCERNING THEIR MANNER OF TRAVELLING.
OBS. I. Eastern Travellers carry their Provisions
II. Carry also Skins filled with Water, for their Re-
freshment on their Journeys..
HI. Carry also Provender for their Beasts.... 286
Iy. Their Manner of making up their Packages.. 191
V. Of their Wells, and the Method of drawing
Water from them.....
VI. How they dispose of their Baggage on Jour-
nies, illustrating Ezek. xii. 3—7..... 194
VII. They relieve the Tedium of the Way on their
Journeys by Music, Songs, Tales, &c...... 197
VIII. The Manner of Travelling by Camels, Drome.'
daries Boats, &c.......
IX, No Mangers used in the East; Hair-Bags and
Stone-Troughs answering the Purpose..... 205
III. The preceding Subject continued....
IV. Presents made at the Circumcision of Children.. 308
V. Presents of Meat and Drink made to their great
VI. Presents often very expensive in the East, not
only those made to Strangers, but to private
VII. Presents often considered as a Tribute......... 315
VIII. Dresses often given to Persons of Distinction.. 316
ĮX. Flowers and odoriferous Herbs often given as
a token of Friendship..
X. Presents, unless of considerable Value are some-
XI. Horses commonly presented to Grandees...... 322
XII. When an Inferior is visited by a Superior,
the former makes him a Present at his Depar-
XIII. Presents sometimes made to Princes to engage
them to lend their Assistance in T'ime of War 325
XIV. On the Eastern Method of Salutation... 327
XV. Particular Kinds of Salutations....
XVI. Further Considerations on the same Subject... 341