There was a Jew with unmistakeable Hebrew features

TCD MS 10515 folio 121 verso

TCD MS 10515 folio 121 verso

exorbitant demands would break not only our pockets but our hearts were sentiments of vast amusement to him, and let us hope, soothed his disappointment at finding us unwilling purchasers.
Leaving the friendly seller of carpets we strolled through the roofed bazaar. The interpreter pointed out to me the varied types of people. Here were two Arabs, tall, sullen, dignified, striding with pompous assurance down the centre of the grimey street. There was a Jew with unmistakeable Hebrew features, wearing a red Fez cap and seated pensive at a coffee stall. Now passes an Armenian with a gloss of the occident about his face and clothing; then a wild-looking wanderer from the Persian hills or a wretched outcast from