- 1was anxious to examine a reported coal-mine which turned
- 2But often as I walk down Piccadilly I look at that table
- 3with perspiration, danced round and objurgated him and
- 4been reproduced in wax, reverently laid in the chambers
- 5solid wall opened before her; it was another masked door.
- 6but see that they are very much more to be liked than those
- 7sometimes, never enter into a controversy with a newspaper.
- 8On that same visit I saw the excavation of some very early
- 9or that other infinitely more beautiful flower who wandered
- 10Here in this beautiful island of Venus I trusted, before
- 11of the genial talk of Walter Besant, whose funeral I attended
- 12Plutarch are from Shakespeare, probably they never read
- 13moving westward. Then, one day, he announced that half
- 14as were his corpse and his tomb. In the tomb slept the
- 15One of my tomb explorations in 1887 nearly proved my last
- 16was the Sheik of the Pyramids, which without a word he
- 17their terrible ordeals in the untracked jungle to the south;
- 18with solemn pomp to the homes they called eternal. Poor
- 19coffins, that he nearly fainted with joy, as well he might.
- 20And he never did. This happened quite fifteen years ago.
- 21unlocked the door at the foot of the steps. He turned,
- 22body, but according to his immemorial faith it did not
- 23that of the great Seti — lit by dim torches, and I remember
- 24As it happened I never saw that at Turin. When I arrived
- 25with stating that they were poor natives of the place,
- 26You will loathe me for the advice, but if I were you I’d
- 27perfect. There lay the coffin of the lady, there stood
- 28occurred to me that doubtless at this time these old burying-places
- 29or that other infinitely more beautiful flower who wandered
- 30Museum, and the gibes of tourists who find the awful majesty
- 31always been a very bad hand at making alterations in what
- 32of any business for the other girl, Iras, strikes me as
- 33To his host he explained that he was moving his safari
- 34as they supported themselves on the slope of the incline.
- 35the book rights as well. For a while I got over this difficulty,
- 36hole, for the sand was almost up to the top of the doorway.
- 37wall. He staggered down again; his remarkable physical
- 38after a good many years of very hard work. But, as it happened,
- 39the help of guides. To our astonishment here we suddenly
- 40of the genial talk of Walter Besant, whose funeral I attended
- 41They were approaching the river, and there was a fog to-night!
- 42person has had full justice done him. The inevitably archaic
- 43and Civilisation, ancient Egypt, it is, however, respectfully
- 44In 1887, strange as it may seem, the debris of this siege
- 45could trust. To them he explained his plans and the rich
- 46believe Mr. Maxwell, the late husband of Miss Braddon,
- 47For such students as seek a story only, and are not interested
- 48and “The Witch’s Head” were novels, but these had
- 49Three or four inches of water now flooded the cave of the
- 50hated it so much that I think he called it the worst book