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Before him lay the city in all its oriental beauty, while, on every sloping hillside about it, in every rural nook stood a dark nekropolis, or city of the dead, shadowed by the close growing cypresses, beneath whose shadows turbaned heads alone are permitted to rest.
The Circassian Slave, or, the Sultan's favorite : a story of Constantinople and the Caucasus Maturin Murray Ballou 1857