Eothen by A. W. KinglakeOr, Traces of travel brought home from the East

Transcribed from the 1898 George Newnes edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk EOTHEN–A. W. KINGSLAKE CHAPTER I–OVER THE BORDER At Semlin I still was encompassed by the scenes and the sounds of familiar life; the din of a busy world still vexed and cheered me; the unveiled faces of women still shone in the light