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NILE NOTES

OF A HOWADJI.

BY

GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS.

NEW YORK:
DIX, EDWARDS & co., 321 BROADWAY.

1856.

UR, VERSITY

LIBINARY 474155

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 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.

MILLER & HOLMAN, Printers and Stereotypers, N. Y.

PREFACE.

WHEN 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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