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NILE NOTES,

OF A HOWADJI.

BY
GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS.

NEW YORK:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

FRANKLIN SQUARE

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the yoar 1856, by

GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for

the Southern District of New York.

PREFACE.

WAEN the Persian Poet Hafiz was asked by the Philosopher Zenda what he was good for, he replied:

“ Of what use is a flower ????
“ A flower is good to smell,” said the philosopher.
“ And I am good to smell it,” said the poet.

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