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The other two heartily responded to the sentiments of the speaker, and the commander could say no more. By this time the steamer was in the midst of the fishing boats and other craft. Louis called for three cheers for the guests, and they were given with vigor and sincerity. The party separated, and its members gave themselves up to an examination of the surroundings. CHAPTER XV ARRIVAL OF THE GUARDIAN MOTHER AT BOMBAY The coast of Bombay was in plain sight, the province, or state, whose capital has the same name. Groves of cocoanut, date, and other palm trees bordered it and far back of it was a range of mountains, the Western Ghats, a chain extending for hundreds of miles along the shore, though from twenty to fifty miles from it. The fishing boats were Oriental, and nothing new to the tourists but the men in them were swarthy looking fellows, not abundantly provided with clothing. The greater portion of India has a warm climate, and the dress of the people is adapted to it. For the most part, the natives are bundled up in loose.its new travelling bag. Humph, it said, sniffing a little contemptuously, yet at the same time affectionately, it s not so dusty. The Psammead seemed to pick up very easily the kind of things that people said nowadays. For a creature that had in its disposable face masks that are cooling time associated with Megatheriums and Pterodactyls, its quickness was really wonderful. It s more worthy of me, it said, than face mask for flood protection the kind of bag that s given away with a pound of plaice. When do you propose to take me out in it I should like a rest from taking you or us anywhere, said Cyril. But Jane said I want to disposable face masks that are cooling go to Egypt. I did like that Egyptian Princess that came to marry the King in Babylon. She told me about the larks they have in Egypt. And the cats. Do let s go there. And I told her what the bird things on the Amulet were like. And she said it was Egyptian writing. The others exchanged looks of silent rejoicing at the thought of their cleverness in having concealed from Jane the terrors they had suffered in the dungeon below the Euphrates. Egypt s so nice too, Jane went on, because of Doctor Brewer s Scripture History. I would like to go there when Joseph was dreaming those curious dreams, or when Moses was doing wonderful things with snakes and sticks. I don t care about snakes, said Anthea shuddering. Well, we needn t be in at that part, but Babylon was lovely We had cream and sweet, sticky stuff. And I expect Egypt s the same. There was a good deal of discussion, but it all ended in everybody s agreeing to Jane s idea. And next morning directly after breakfast which was kippers and very nice the Psammead was invited to get into his travelling carriage. The moment after it had done so, with stiff, furry reluctance, like that of a cat when you want to nurse it, and its ideas are not the same as yours, old Nurse came in. Well, chickies, she said, are you feeling very dull Oh, no, Nurse dear, said Anthea we re having a lovely time. We re just going off to see some old ancient relics. Ah, said old Nurse, the Royal Academy, I suppose Don t go wasting your money too reckless, that s all. She cleared away the kipper bones and the tea things, and when she had swept up the crumbs and removed the cloth, the Amulet was held up and the order given just as Duchesses and other people give it to their coachmen. To Egypt, please said Anthea, when Cyril had uttered the wonderful Name of Power. When Moses was there, added Jane. And there, in the dingy Fitzroy Street dining room, the Amulet grew big, and it was an arch, and through it they saw a blue, blue sky.
do, and he crowned his magnificent hospitality by inviting the entire company to install themselves in his mansion, which was large enough for a palace but for the reasons already set forth, the invitation was gratefully declined. The next morning the travellers visited the Mosque of Pearls, where the ancient emperors came to perform their devotions. The interior is of carved ivory. From this little gem of a church the company were driven to the Chandi Chowk, which is a boulevard, planted with trees and lined with elegant buildings. The stores face protection work mask personalizer of the principal merchants of Delhi were here, and most disposable face masks that are cooling of them were on the plan of an Oriental bazaar. The little square shops challenged the attention of the party, and most of them alighted to examine the rich goods displayed. In the course of the ride they passed the Black Mosque, the only building in the city dating farther back than the reign of Shah Jehan. They found the bungalow surrounded and partly filled, on their return, by venders of relics, curiosities, and other wares, anxious to find customers for their goods. But they were not very fortunate in the enterprise, and finally they were all driven away by an officer. In the afternoon they drove out on the plains of Delhi, among the ruins of palaces, tombs, and temples. They stopped at another black mosque, near which was a handsome pavilion, which had been the library of the emperors. One of these emperors was Houmayoun, who recovered the throne after a long banishment. He lost his life in consequence of a fall from the top of a ladder he had mounted to obtain a book, said Sir Modava. He was the real founder of the Great Mogul dynasty. His mausoleum, to which we will go next, is one of the noblest monuments on this plain and the carriages proceeded to it. It is a mass of white marble and red sandstone. 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He rubbed his other hand across his forehead in the way they were so used to. Dreams, dreams he said old age is full of them You ve been in dreams with us before now, said Robert, don t you remember I do, indeed, said he. The room had many more books than the Fitzroy Street room, and far more curious and wonderful Assyrian and Egyptian objects. The most wonderful dreams I ever had had cool protection face mask you in them. Where, asked Cyril, did you get that thing in your hand If you weren t just a dream, he answered, smiling, you d remember that you gave it to me. But where did we get it Cyril asked eagerly. Ah, you never would tell me that, he said, You always had your little mysteries. You dear children What a difference you made to that old Bloomsbury house I wish I could disposable face masks that are cooling dream you oftener. Now you re grown up you re not like you used to be. Grown up said Anthea. The learned gentleman pointed to a frame with four photographs in it. There you are, he said. The children saw four grown up people s portraits two ladies, two gentlemen and looked on them with loathing. Shall we grow up like THAT whispered Jane. How perfectly horrid If we re ever like that, we sha n t know it s horrid, I expect, Anthea with some insight whispered back. You see, you get used to yourself while you re changing. It s it s being so sudden makes it seem so frightful now. The learned gentleman was looking at them with wistful kindness. Don t let me undream you just yet, he said. There was a pause. Do you remember WHEN we gave you that Amulet Cyril as.ked suddenly. You know, or you would if you weren t a dream, that it was on the 3rd December, 1905. I shall never forget THAT day. Thank you, said Cyril, earnestly oh, thank you very much. You ve got a new room, said Anthea, looking out of the window, and what a lovely garden Yes, said he, I m too old now to care even about being near the Museum. This is a beautiful place. Do you know I can hardly believe you re just a dream, you do look so exactly real. Do you know his voice dropped, I can say it to YOU, though, of course, if I said it to anyone that wasn t a dream they d call me mad there was something about that Amulet you gave me something very mysterious. There was disposable face masks that are cooling that, said Robert. Ah, I don t mean your pretty little childish mysteries about where you got it. But about the thing itself. First, the wonderful dreams I used to have, after you d shown me the first half of it Why, my book on Atlantis, that I did, was the beginning of my fame and my fortune, too. And I got it all out of a dream And then, Britain at the Time of the Roman Invasion that was only a pamphlet, but it explained a lot of things people hadn t understood. Yes, said Anthea, it would. That was the beginning. 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It isn t exactly a dream, said Anthea softly, it s all part of the Amulet it s a sort of extra special, real dream, dear Jimmy. Ah, said he, when you call me that, I know I face mask protection sun m dreaming. My little sister I dream of her sometimes. But it s not real like this. Do you remember the day I dreamed you brought me the Babylonish ring We remember it all, said Robert. Did you leave Fitzroy Street because you were too rich for it Oh, no he said reproachfully. You know I should never have done such a thing.
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