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" Every line save one of this description was more than verified here. There were no 'dwellings of the mountaineer' among these heights. Fierce savages, restlessly wandering through summer and winter, alone invade them. 'Their hand is against every man,... "
Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trail - Page 271
de Francis Parkman - 1910 - 363 pages
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The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-mountain Life

Francis Parkman - 1875 - 406 pages
...gulfs and chasms as black as night, all revealed for an instant, and then disappearing from the view. On the day after, we had left the mountains at some...reverberating among the precipices. In a few moments every thing grew black, and the rain poured down like a cataract. We got under an old cotton-wood tree,...
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BIBLE LANDS: THEIR MODERN CUSTOMS AND MANNERS ILLUSTRATIVE OF SCRIPTURE.

REV. HENRY J. VAN-LENNEP, D.D. - 1875 - 848 pages
...the spoils of caravans and the wheat and barley of agricultural districts, ever triumphing, while " their hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them."* The countries bordering on the desert lie completely at their mercy, and preserve food enough to sustain...
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The Life and Life-work of Dr. David Livingstone: Missionary, Philanthropist ...

1876 - 850 pages
...the Tibboos are Pagans. The roving Bedouins are the typical Arabs. True Ishmaelites of the desert, their hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them. They build no houses, they cultivate no lands, they conduct no merchandise ; but are nomad and predatory,...
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Sporting Adventures in the Pacific: Whilst in Command of the "Reindeer."

Sir William Robert Kennedy - 1876 - 384 pages
...after them are on their track, they are secure in their mountain fastnesses. Truly it may be said that their hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them. Whenever any of these wretches are by chance caught, they are, in the significant phraseology of the...
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The Eastern Archipelago: A Description of the Scenery, Animal and Vegetable ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1880 - 594 pages
...prahus or canoes, though some of them plant little colonies on the seashore. Ishmaels of the ocean, their hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them. Even the Malay of more civilized communities, notwithstanding his kinship and race relations, holds...
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The Teachers' storehouse and treasury of material for working ..., Volumes 5 à 6

1880 - 588 pages
...fear.' illustration». CHARACTÏB OF ISITMAKLITETMBES.— They live a most lawless and unsettled life. Their ' hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them.' ' The countries bordering on the desert lie completely at thu mercy of the Bedouin, and preservo food...
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The Two Hemispheres: A Popular Account of the Countries and Peoples of the World

George Goudie Chisholm - 1882 - 1020 pages
...gipsies of South Africa. With equal propriety they may be called the Ishmaeliu-s of that region, since their hand is against every man and every man's hand against them. All the adjoining native tribes look upon them as their natural enemies, and in earlier times they...
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The Wild Tribes of the Soudan: An Account of Travel and Sport Chiefly in the ...

Frank Linsly James - 1883 - 390 pages
...terror in the hearts of their neighbours, but are themselves very much in dread of every one else. " Their hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them." We passed by some tombs, and through what had been ei/uirra-fie\ds, but saw no people. The Arabs were...
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Godliness: Being Reports of a Series of Addresses Delivered at James's Hall ...

Catherine Mumford Booth - 1883 - 172 pages
...God's really sincere people. I think some of God's people are afraid ; they don't like the feeling that their hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them, or nearly so. They do not like the feeling of isolation ; they do not like being compelled to take...
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The Wild Tribes of the Soudan: An Account of Personal Experiences and ...

Frank Linsly James - 1884 - 348 pages
...terror in the hearts of their neighbours, but are themselves very much in dread of every one else. " Their hand is against every man, and every man's hand against them." We passed by some tombs, and through what had been dhurra-fie\ds, but saw no people. The Arabs were...
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