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  • The camel is found in the northern regions bordering the Sahara.

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  • The camel is found in the northern regions bordering the Sahara.

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  • There is also an important camel and cattle market.

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  • There is also an important camel and cattle market.

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  • Eight days after birth the young Arabian camel stands 3 ft.

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  • The pure-bred riding camel is only found in perfection in inner Arabia; for some unexplained reason when taken out of their own country or north of the 30th degree they rapidly degenerate.

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  • Of these the camel and the ass are the most common.

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  • Post in Hastings' Did., under "Camel") throws doubt on this explanation, and assumes that the more violent hyper bole is intended.

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  • It may be mentioned that the Bactrian camel, which is a shorter-legged and more ponderous animal than the Arabian species, grows an enormously long and thick winter coat, which is shed in blanket-like masses in spring.

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  • There is a various reading «aµuAos (cable) for Ka/lfXos (camel), but Cheyne, in the Ency.

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  • The chief domestic animals are the camel, horse, ass, ox, buffalo (used both as a beast of burden and for riding), sheep with a short silky fleece, the goat and the pig, which last here reaches its southernmost limit.

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  • There were four batteries, eight battalions, and a camel company.

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  • Dr Leche also institutes a comparison between the skeletons of the wild and the tame Bactrian camel with the remains of certain fossil Asiatic camels, namely, Camelus knoblochi from Sarepta, Russia, and C. alutensis from the Aluta valley, Rumania.

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  • Leche shows that the wild Bactrian camel differs from the domesticated breed of central Asia in the following external characters: the humps are smaller; the long hair does not occupy nearly so much of the body; the colour is much more rufous; and the ears and muzzle are shorter.

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  • A good dalul or riding camel will carry his rider zoo m.

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  • The road is a mere camel track across the desert, the chief places passed are Ma`an on the Syrian border, a station on the old Sabaean trade route to Petra, and Medain Salih, the site of the rock-cut tombs and inscriptions first brought to notice by Doughty.

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  • Of domestic animals the camel and sheep are the most important.

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  • Of domestic animals the camel and sheep are the most important.

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  • I tried to describe to her the appearance of a camel; but, as we were not allowed to touch the animal, I feared that she did not get a correct idea of its shape.

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  • In the Sheep and the Camel the long compound bone, supporting the two main (or only) toes is the cannon-bone.

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  • The remainder of the day, so far as family life is concerned, is spent in the serdab, a cellar sunk somewhat below the level of the courtyard, damp from frequent wettings, with its half windows covered with hurdles thatched with camel thorn and kept dripping with water.

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  • In the Green Mountains the highest point, Mansfield, is 4364 ft.; Lincoln (4078), Killington (4241), Camel Hump (4088); and a number of other heights exceed 3000 ft.

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  • The remainder of the day, so far as family life is concerned, is spent in the serdab, a cellar sunk somewhat below the level of the courtyard, damp from frequent wettings, with its half windows covered with hurdles thatched with camel thorn and kept dripping with water.

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  • Palgrave, "docile means stupid, well and good; in such a case the camel is the very model of docility.

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  • The ordinary load for a pack camel is about 400 lb, and in hot weather good camels will march 20 to 25 m.

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  • from the mouth of the estuary of the river Camel, a picturesque inlet which from Padstow Bay penetrates 6 m.

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  • The Bactrian camel is, if possible, of still more importance to many of the central Asian Mongol races, supplying them alike with food and raiment.

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  • There are remains of ancient forests consisting of wild olive trees and the camel thorn, near which grows the ngotuane, a plant with a profusion of fine, strongly scented yellow flowers.

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  • It is picturesquely situated at the head of the estuary of the river Camel, 7 m.

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  • When too heavily laden the camel refuses to rise, but on the march it is exceedingly patient under its burden, only yielding beneath it to die.

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  • Horses are comparatively few, and are seldom seen outside the large towns, the camel and donkey being the principal beasts of burden.

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  • The food of the camel consists chiefly of the leaves of trees, shrubs and dry hard vegetables, which it is enabled to tear down and masticate by means of its powerful front teeth.

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  • In the south communication is maintained chiefly by camel caravans.

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  • The Arabian camel belongs to the one-humped species, though there are many varieties differing in appearance as much as the thoroughbred race-horse from the English cart-horse.

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  • animals in the steppe the first place belongs to the camel; next come goat and sheep (not the ordinary fat-tailed variety); the common buffalo is often kept by the Arabs and the Turkomans on the Euphrates and the Tigris; on the Euphrates is found the Indian zebu.

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  • animals in the steppe the first place belongs to the camel; next come goat and sheep (not the ordinary fat-tailed variety); the common buffalo is often kept by the Arabs and the Turkomans on the Euphrates and the Tigris; on the Euphrates is found the Indian zebu.

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  • The wild camel approaches the north outliers of the Astin-tagh, but rarely, if ever, ventures to enter their fastnesses.

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  • The nomad Arabs are of two classes, camel owners (Slat El Ilbil) and cattle owners (Baggara), the first-named dwelling in the dry northern regions, the Baggara in southern Kordofan.

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  • The wild camel approaches the north outliers of the Astin-tagh, but rarely, if ever, ventures to enter their fastnesses.

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  • The nomad Arabs are of two classes, camel owners (Slat El Ilbil) and cattle owners (Baggara), the first-named dwelling in the dry northern regions, the Baggara in southern Kordofan.

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  • Nolde gives an instance from his own experience of a camel rider covering 62 m.

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  • Their usual pace is an awkward trot, not unlike that of a camel; and they seldom break into a gallop. The Somali form has been separated as L.

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  • CAMEL (from the Arabic Djemal or the Heb.

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  • of Damascus and five days' camel journey from the Euphrates, in an oasis of the Syrian desert, 1,300 ft.

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  • It is, however, as "the ship of the desert," without which vast tracts of the earth's surface could scarcely be explored, that the camel is specially valuable.

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  • The chief domestic animals are the camel and the ass, both of prime stock.

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  • high, considerable areas are above 2500 ft., and the following summits exceed 4000 ft.: Mount Mansfield, 4364 ft.; Killington Peak, 4241 ft.; Camel's Hump, 4088 ft.; Mount Lincoln, 4078 ft.; and Jay Peak, 4018 ft.

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  • On the latter hypothesis it has been generally assumed that the wild camels are the descendants of droves of the domesticated breed which escaped when certain central Asian cities were overwhelmed by sand-storms. This theory, according to Professor Leche, is rendered improbable by Dr Sven Hedin's observations on the habits and mode of life of the wild camel.

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  • It was in raiment of camel's hair that John the Baptist appeared as a preacher.

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  • Its signification is obscure; but it certainly contains the word ushtra, " camel."

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  • For use, the mixture is warmed to render it fluid, and applied by means of a camel's hair brush to the under side of the specimen, which is then laid neatly on paper.

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  • This should be painted on the affected part with a camel's hair brush dipped in chloroform, which facilitates the absorption of the alkaloid.

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  • Camel >>

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  • The western strait, opening into the Gulf of Gabes, is a mile and a half broad; the eastern strait is wider, but at low water it is possible to cross to the mainland by the Tarik-el-Jemil (road of the camel).

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  • This tract was the starting-point of a controversy between Churchyard and a certain Thomas Camel.

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  • The Bedouins bring wool and camel's hair to the market; and glass bracelets, lamps and leather waterskins are manufactured in the town.

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  • Just east of the town is the broad ridge of the Deveboyun ("Camel's Neck"), across which the road passes to Kars.

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  • In The Wisdom of God, &c., Ray recites innumerable examples of the perfection of organic mechanism, the multitude and variety of living creatures, the minuteness and usefulness of their parts, and many, if not most, of the familiar examples of purposive adaptation and design in nature were suggested by him, such as the structure of the eye, the hollowness of the bones, the camel's stomach and the hedgehog's armour.

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  • Seven officers were employed with the artillery, six with the camel corps.

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  • It is thought that the camel is shown in rude figures of the earliest age, but it is scarcely traceable again before the XXVIth Dynasty.

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  • Every beast, camel, cow, sheep, donkey and horse is made to pay.

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  • Gleichen, With the Camel Corps up the Nile (London, 1888); Gordons Last Journal (London, 1885); Sir C. W.

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  • A camel corps of 1100 men selected from twenty-eight regiments at home was added, and the fighting force to,be placed in line somewhere in the neighborhood of Shendi was fixed at 5400.

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  • the Egyptian army, incltidrng reserves, consisted of 16 battalions of infantry, of which 6 were Sudanese, 10 squadrons of cavalry, 5 batteries of artillery, 3 companies of garrison artillery, and 8 companies of camel corps, and it possessed 13 gunboats for river work.

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  • His force consisted of Gatacres British brigade (1st Warwicks, Lincoins, Seaforths and Camerons) and Hunters Egyptian division (3 brigades under Colonels Maxwell, MacDonald and Lewis respectively), Broadwoods cavalry, Tudways camel corps and Longs artillery.

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  • Lyttelton (1st Northumberlands and Grenadier Guards, 2nd Lancashire and Rifle Brigade); Egyptian division, under Major-General Hunter, consisting of four brigades, commanded by Colonels MacDonald, Maxwell, Lewis and, Collinson; mounted troops2Ist Lancers, camel corps, and Egyptian cavalry; artillery, under Colonel Long, 2 British batteries, 5 Egyptian batteries, and 20 machine guns; detachment of Royal Engineers.

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  • On arriving at Fongor it was ascertained that the khalifa had gone north, and the cavalry and camel corps having reconnoitred Jebel Gedir, the expedition returned.

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  • A flying column, comprising a squadron of cavalry, a field battery, 6 machine guns, 6 companies of the camel corps, and a brigade of infantry and details, in all 3700 men, under Wingate, left Faki Kohi on the 21st of November.

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  • Part of the cannon-bone of a camel from another district in Russia is provisionally assigned to the same species.

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  • Possibly this Russian camel (Procamelus khersonensis), as it is called, may form the connecting link between the typical Procamelus of North America and the fossil camel (Camelus sivalensis) of the Siwalik Hills of India.

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  • Be this as it may, the identification of a North American type of camel from the Tertiary strata of eastern Europe forms another connecting link between the extinct faunas of the northern half of the Old World and North America, and thus tends to show that the claim of America to be the exclusive birthplace of many Old World types may have to be reconsidered.

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  • The Algerian Pleistocene camel was doubtless the direct ancestor of the living African species, which it serves to connect with the extinct C. sivalensis.

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  • In the skull the socket of the eye is surrounded by bone; while the dentition begins to approximate to the camel type - notably by the circumstance that the lower canine is either separated by a gap from the outermost incisors, or that its crown assumes a backwardly curved shape.

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  • In the Upper Miocene we come to a distinct type - Procamelus - which is entitled to be regarded as a camel, and approximates in size to a small llama.

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  • In addition to the above there is an extraordinary North American Miocene giraffe-necked camel (Alticamelus), a creature of the size of a giraffe, with similarly elongated neck and limbs, and evidently adapted for browsing on trees.

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  • The camel, the horse and the donkey are the draught animals; the flesh of the first Geology and Geography of Arabia Petraea, Palestine and adjoining Districts (London, 1886).

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  • (See CAMEL.)

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  • The camel is of a more robust and compact breed than the tall beast used in India, and is more carefully tended.

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  • The twohumped Bactrian camel is commonly used in the Oxus regions, but is seldom seen near the Indian frontier.

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  • The same is done with beef and camel's flesh.

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  • Poshtins (sheepskin clothing) and the many varieties of camel and goat's hair-cloth which, under the name of " barak," " karak," &c., are manu factured in the northern districts, are still the chief local products of that part of Afghanistan.

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  • The fauna includes, in the low country, the lion, panther, elephant, camel, and antelope of numerous species.

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  • The whole territory is crossed by camel and mule paths between the sea and the high plateau, and between the various centres of population.

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  • The new caliph, however, found means of disposing of their opposition, and at the battle of the Camel, fought at Basra in November 656, Talha and Zobair were slain, and Ayesha was taken prisoner.

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  • He forgot that Ali himself, before the Battle of the Camel, appealed likewise to the decision of the Koran, and began the fight only when this had been rejected.

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  • In 1352 the restless man started for Central Africa, passing by the oases of the Sahara (where the houses were built of rock-salt, as Herodotus tells, and roofed with camel skins) to Timbuktu and Gogo on the Niger, a river which he calls the Nile, believing it to flow down into Egypt, an opinion maintained by some up to the date of Lander's discovery.

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  • Amongst the domestic animals are the buffalo, the Syrian camel, and a mule camel, bred from a Bactrian sire and Syrian mother.

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  • Large districts passed out of cultivation and were abandoned to the nomads, who replaced wheeled traffic by the pack horse and the camel.

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  • the Jews are forbidden to eat animals other than cloven-footed ruminants; thus the camel, coney, hare and swine were forbidden; so also any water organisms that had not fins and scales, and a large choice of birds, including swan, pelican, stork, heron and hoopoe.

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  • The rebel army was defeated at the "Battle of the Camel," near Bassorah (Basra), the two generals being killed, and Ayesha taken prisoner.

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  • A more curious case is that of the one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius), a beast only known in domestication, and that in arid countries; yet a number of these have become feral in the Spanish marshes, where they wade about like quadrupedal flamingoes.

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  • In front of the southern facade, which looks on to Khedive Avenue, is a bronze statue of General Gordon seated on a camel, a copy of the statue by Onslow Ford at Chatham, England.

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  • Stewart stated that the Khorasan camel is celebrated for its size and strength, that it has very long hair, and bears cold and exposure far better than the ordinary Arabian or Persian camel, and that, while the ordinary Persian camel only carries a load of some 320 lb and an Indian camel one of some 400 Ib, the Khorasan camel will carry from 600 to 700 lb.

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  • The best animals, he notes, are a cross between the Bactrian or two-humped and the Arabian or one-humped camel, Sheep, goats, dogs and cats are good of their kind; but not all the last are the beautiful creatures which, bearing the name of the country, have arrived at such distinction in Europe.

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  • vicugna), belonging to the Camelidae, with the structure and habits of the African camel, but smaller, having no hump, and inhabiting a mountainous and not a level sandy region.

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  • (I) North-western division, Rivers Eden, Derwent, Lune, Ribble; (2)North-eastern, Coquet, Tyne, Wear, Tees, &c.; (3) Western, Dee, Usk, Wye, Severn; (4) South-western, Taw, Torridge, Camel, Tamar, Dart, Exe, Teign, &c.; (5) Southern, Avon and Stour (Christchurch) and the Itchin and other famous trout streams of Hampshire.

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  • Among other remarkable discoveries were those of the wild camel, ancestor of the domesticated species, and of the early type of horse, now known by his name (Equus prjewalskii).

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  • It is situated two camel marches (the resting-place being Bahra or Hadda), or about 45 m.

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  • GUANACO, sometimes spelt Huanaca, the larger of the two wild representatives in South America of the camel tribe; the other being the vicugna.

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  • The wild camel inhabits the lonely plateaus south of the Ala-shan.

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  • heinsii), we find one moufflon (Musimon vignei), formerly known only in the Himalayas, the Chinese antelope (Antilope subgutturosa) and the saiga antelope in the steppe's, the Siberian ibex and another goat, the yak, the zebu or Indian ox, the common ox, the camel and the dromedary.

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  • The wild camel frequents the scattered oases along the margins of the desert and roams into the desert itself.

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  • The single-humped camel - as a domestic animal - is especially characteristic of the northern deserts and steppes.

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  • The Sudanese camel is lighter, faster and better bred than the camel of Egypt.

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  • The camel, horse and ostrich are not found south of Kordofan and Sennar.

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  • Whalebone's best sons were Camel (1822) and Sir Hercules (1826).

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  • Camel was the sire of Defence (1824) and Touchstone (1831), while Sir Hercules was the sire of Birdcatcher (1833) and Faugh-a-Ballagh (1841), own brothers, and of Gemma di Vergy (1854).

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  • A spacious gateway, high and wide enough to admit the passage of a loaded camel, forms the sole entrance, which is furnished with heavy doors, and is further guarded within by massive iron chains, drawn across at night.

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  • Hannah.s boots were white, her cream slacks and camel turtleneck completing her flawless look.

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  • Walk or cycle along the Camel Trail or visit holiday attractions in the area.

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  • There's coffee and dates on arrival, a well-stocked bar for the sedentary and camel rides and sandboarding for the adventurous.

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  • Explore lively bazaars, wander around a camel fair or take on the challenge of ordering dinner from a Chinese menu!

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  • River Camel Cornwall The Camel represents bullhead Cottus gobio in the extreme southwest of its range in England.

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  • Abdul the camel seemed happy enough tho, despite his smoking bum fur.

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  • To get them to swallow the camel of abolishing the pound, there is not a spoonful of sugar in sight.

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  • The straw that broke the camel 's back was a caravan weekend at the end of October.

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  • Once you've ridden a camel to school, you tend to have an open mind about how things work.

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  • She claimed to have seen a young camel arrive at the zoo in a circus trailer.

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  • The other new addition to the Zoo is a two-week old baby Bactrian camel, Becky.

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  • A new baby camel was born to one of our female camels in mid May.

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  • SO both of us starting with a small camel to begin with.

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  • camel Herders.

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  • camel safari in two weeks time.

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  • camel trek was the highlight of an amazing week.

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  • camel dung to put on the fire.

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  • camel riding!

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  • camel caravans slowly crossing great tracts of land.

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  • The time they are aiming to beat as camella, the pantomime camel, is 4 hours 36 mins.

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  • camel's hump.

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  • camel's hair brush made of?

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  • camel's back.

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  • In his youth Muhammad traveled widely with camel trading caravans.

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  • clothed with camel 's hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey.

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  • A delightful rural hamlet of natural stone cottages, set deep in the wooded Camel valley.

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  • delightful rural hamlet of natural stone cottages, set deep in the wooded Camel valley.

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  • A view showing a man, possibly a correspondent, beside his camel watching a wounded dervish on the battlefield.

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  • He then instructed the Sheikh's servant to bring in his own, somewhat disreputable, camel.

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  • Choose the rabbit, deer, fluffy doggy, dinosaur, crow or camel.

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  • dromedary camel is the most likely animal to help achieve this aim.

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  • You may find yourself gathering camel dung to put on the fire.

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  • Abdul the camel seemed happy enough tho, despite his smoking bum fur.

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  • Now John was clothed with camel's hair, and had a leather girdle around his waist, and ate locusts and wild honey.

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  • The camel's hair garment speaks of separation; the leathern girdle of a certain severity of restraint on himself, restraint upon nature.

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  • hamlet of natural stone cottages, set deep in the wooded Camel valley.

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  • Then on to Linda's Arabic dancing - great being in the desert and dancing like a camel's hump.

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  • If you combine this with a ride that offers a kaleidoscope of Autumn colors the Camel Trail is " a must do " .

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  • Now John was clothed with camel's hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey.

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  • pantomime camel, is 4 hours 36 mins.

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  • Also check out the zoo page for camel riding!

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  • ruminatew look at the exceptions: of the really ruminating animals only one - the camel.

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  • We booked a camel safari in two weeks time.

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  • try scuba diving, camel trekking - or just relax on the beach!

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  • A family of nomadic shepherds assists the births of their camel herd.

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  • Quizzed by the Emir, the camel driver related his story confidently enough but he always seemed uneasy and rather shifty.

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  • snore all night like an asthmatic camel.

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  • Camel riding and sand surfing Dubai is one of the few places in the world where you can try sand surfing using a snowboard.

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  • Showing a native warrior seated on a camel and brandishing a spear.

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  • I should ride more joyously on the young camel than on the richly caparisoned steed.

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  • stone cottages, set deep in the wooded Camel valley.

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  • strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.

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  • This is the proverbial straw that breaks the camel's back.

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  • swallow a camel.

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  • Did I mention the weathercock on Queen Camel church, which goes to drink for the river when it hears the clock strike twelve?

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  • Then from their Turkish baths we built art galleries and placed museum vitrines in the inns where camels and camel drivers once slept.

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  • vulture feeding on a Camel head by the side of the road.

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  • This agreement is represented on coins of Scaurus - Aretas kneeling by the side of a camel, and holding out an olive branch in an attitude of supplication.

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  • high, considerable areas are above 2500 ft., and the following summits exceed 4000 ft.: Mount Mansfield, 4364 ft.; Killington Peak, 4241 ft.; Camel's Hump, 4088 ft.; Mount Lincoln, 4078 ft.; and Jay Peak, 4018 ft.

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  • CAMEL (from the Arabic Djemal or the Heb.

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  • It may be mentioned that the Bactrian camel, which is a shorter-legged and more ponderous animal than the Arabian species, grows an enormously long and thick winter coat, which is shed in blanket-like masses in spring.

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  • The Arabian camel, which is used not only in the country from which it takes its name, but also in North Africa and India, and has been introduced into Australia and North America, is known only as a domesticated animal.

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  • Leche shows that the wild Bactrian camel differs from the domesticated breed of central Asia in the following external characters: the humps are smaller; the long hair does not occupy nearly so much of the body; the colour is much more rufous; and the ears and muzzle are shorter.

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  • Dr Leche also institutes a comparison between the skeletons of the wild and the tame Bactrian camel with the remains of certain fossil Asiatic camels, namely, Camelus knoblochi from Sarepta, Russia, and C. alutensis from the Aluta valley, Rumania.

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  • On the latter hypothesis it has been generally assumed that the wild camels are the descendants of droves of the domesticated breed which escaped when certain central Asian cities were overwhelmed by sand-storms. This theory, according to Professor Leche, is rendered improbable by Dr Sven Hedin's observations on the habits and mode of life of the wild camel.

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  • Eight days after birth the young Arabian camel stands 3 ft.

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  • The flesh of the young camel resembles veal, and is a favourite food of the Arabs, while camel's milk forms an excellent and highly nutritious beverage, although it does not furnish butter.

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  • It was in raiment of camel's hair that John the Baptist appeared as a preacher.

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  • The Bactrian camel is, if possible, of still more importance to many of the central Asian Mongol races, supplying them alike with food and raiment.

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  • It is, however, as "the ship of the desert," without which vast tracts of the earth's surface could scarcely be explored, that the camel is specially valuable.

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  • These vary in weight from soo to 1000 lb, according to the variety of camel employed, for of the Arabian camel there are almost as many breeds as there are of the horse.

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  • When too heavily laden the camel refuses to rise, but on the march it is exceedingly patient under its burden, only yielding beneath it to die.

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  • The food of the camel consists chiefly of the leaves of trees, shrubs and dry hard vegetables, which it is enabled to tear down and masticate by means of its powerful front teeth.

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  • Palgrave, "docile means stupid, well and good; in such a case the camel is the very model of docility.

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  • But if the epithet is intended to designate an animal that takes an interest in its rider so far as a beast can, that in some way understands his intentions, or shares them in a subordinate fashion, that obeys from a sort of submissive or halffellow-feeling' with his master, like the horse or elephant, then I say that the camel is by no means docile - very much the contrary.

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  • 24, &c.), "it is easier fora camel to go through a needle's eye," &c., is sometimes explained by saying that the "needle's eye" means the small gate which is opened in the great gate of a city, when the latter is closed for the night; but recent criticism (e.g.

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  • Post in Hastings' Did., under "Camel") throws doubt on this explanation, and assumes that the more violent hyper bole is intended.

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  • There is a various reading «aµuAos (cable) for Ka/lfXos (camel), but Cheyne, in the Ency.

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  • The chief domestic animals are the camel, horse, ass, ox, buffalo (used both as a beast of burden and for riding), sheep with a short silky fleece, the goat and the pig, which last here reaches its southernmost limit.

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  • An unsuccessful attempt was made, beginning in 1861, to domesticate the camel for this purpose.

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  • of Damascus and five days' camel journey from the Euphrates, in an oasis of the Syrian desert, 1,300 ft.

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  • It falls on tile tenth, and two or three following days, of the last month, Dhu-l-hijja, when the pilgrims each slay a ram, a he-goat, a cow or a camel in the valley of Mind in commemoration of the ransom of Ishmael with a ram.

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  • The chief domestic animals are the camel and the ass, both of prime stock.

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  • Its signification is obscure; but it certainly contains the word ushtra, " camel."

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  • For use, the mixture is warmed to render it fluid, and applied by means of a camel's hair brush to the under side of the specimen, which is then laid neatly on paper.

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  • He attended King Edward's coronation in 1902, and accompanied the British army in person in the Chinese campaign of Igoe in command of the Bikanir Camel Corps, which also did good service in Somaliland in 1904.

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  • This should be painted on the affected part with a camel's hair brush dipped in chloroform, which facilitates the absorption of the alkaloid.

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  • Also the Acts of Peter and Andrew, which among other incidents recount the miracle of a camel passing through the eye of a needle.

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  • It is picturesquely situated at the head of the estuary of the river Camel, 7 m.

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  • Of domesticated animals the camel is far the most useful to the Arab.

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  • Owing to its endurance of thirst the long desert journeys which separate the populous centres are made practicable, and in the spring months, when green forage is plentiful in the desert, the Bedouins pitch their camps for long periods far from any water, and not only men but horses subsist on camel's milk.

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  • The Arabian camel belongs to the one-humped species, though there are many varieties differing in appearance as much as the thoroughbred race-horse from the English cart-horse.

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  • The ordinary load for a pack camel is about 400 lb, and in hot weather good camels will march 20 to 25 m.

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  • A good dalul or riding camel will carry his rider zoo m.

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  • Nolde gives an instance from his own experience of a camel rider covering 62 m.

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  • The pure-bred riding camel is only found in perfection in inner Arabia; for some unexplained reason when taken out of their own country or north of the 30th degree they rapidly degenerate.

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  • The road is a mere camel track across the desert, the chief places passed are Ma`an on the Syrian border, a station on the old Sabaean trade route to Petra, and Medain Salih, the site of the rock-cut tombs and inscriptions first brought to notice by Doughty.

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  • Ayesha, Talba and Zobair, who were strong in Mecca, succeeded in obtaining possession of Basra, but were defeated in 656 at the battle of the Camel (see AaI).

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  • Zamil's forces held a strong position between Aneza and Bureda, and for over a month desultory fighting went on; finally an attack was made against the defenders' centre, covered by 20,000 camel riders; the men of Aneza broke and the whole allied forces fled in disorder; Zamil and his eldest son were killed, as were also two of the Ibn Sand family, while the remainder were taken prisoners.

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  • In the south communication is maintained chiefly by camel caravans.

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  • C, Camel (Camelus bactrianus), 1, Lunar.

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  • In the Sheep and the Camel the long compound bone, supporting the two main (or only) toes is the cannon-bone.

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  • In the Green Mountains the highest point, Mansfield, is 4364 ft.; Lincoln (4078), Killington (4241), Camel Hump (4088); and a number of other heights exceed 3000 ft.

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  • The western strait, opening into the Gulf of Gabes, is a mile and a half broad; the eastern strait is wider, but at low water it is possible to cross to the mainland by the Tarik-el-Jemil (road of the camel).

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  • This tract was the starting-point of a controversy between Churchyard and a certain Thomas Camel.

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  • There are remains of ancient forests consisting of wild olive trees and the camel thorn, near which grows the ngotuane, a plant with a profusion of fine, strongly scented yellow flowers.

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  • Their usual pace is an awkward trot, not unlike that of a camel; and they seldom break into a gallop. The Somali form has been separated as L.

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  • from the mouth of the estuary of the river Camel, a picturesque inlet which from Padstow Bay penetrates 6 m.

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  • The Bedouins bring wool and camel's hair to the market; and glass bracelets, lamps and leather waterskins are manufactured in the town.

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  • Just east of the town is the broad ridge of the Deveboyun ("Camel's Neck"), across which the road passes to Kars.

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  • The only protracted camel or mule caravan journeys remaining in connexion with the tea trade are those in Persia and Morocco, where the conservatism of race delays the introduction of even wheel roads, not to mention railways.

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  • In The Wisdom of God, &c., Ray recites innumerable examples of the perfection of organic mechanism, the multitude and variety of living creatures, the minuteness and usefulness of their parts, and many, if not most, of the familiar examples of purposive adaptation and design in nature were suggested by him, such as the structure of the eye, the hollowness of the bones, the camel's stomach and the hedgehog's armour.

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  • Of these the camel and the ass are the most common.

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  • When the camel was first introduced into Egypt is uncertainit is not pictured on the ancient monuments.

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  • In the Niie valley the chief domestic animals are the camel, donkey, mule, ox, buffalo, sheep and goat.

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  • Horses are comparatively few, and are seldom seen outside the large towns, the camel and donkey being the principal beasts of burden.

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  • There were four batteries, eight battalions, and a camel company.

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  • In 1908 the Egyptian army, with a total establishment of 18,000, consisted of three squadrons of cavalry (one composed of Sudanese) each numbering 116 men; four batteries of field artillery and a Maxim battery, horses and mules being used, with a total strength of 1257 of all ranks; the camel corps, 626 of all ranks (fellahin and Sudanese); and nine fellahin and si-x Sudanese infantry battalions, 10,631 of all ranks.

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  • Seven officers were employed with the artillery, six with the camel corps.

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  • But this balance was upset by the early introduction of the goat and later of the camel, which destroyed the sapling trees, while the grown ones fell to the axe of the woodcutter.

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  • It is thought that the camel is shown in rude figures of the earliest age, but it is scarcely traceable again before the XXVIth Dynasty.

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  • Every beast, camel, cow, sheep, donkey and horse is made to pay.

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  • Gleichen, With the Camel Corps up the Nile (London, 1888); Gordons Last Journal (London, 1885); Sir C. W.

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  • A camel corps of 1100 men selected from twenty-eight regiments at home was added, and the fighting force to,be placed in line somewhere in the neighborhood of Shendi was fixed at 5400.

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  • the Egyptian army, incltidrng reserves, consisted of 16 battalions of infantry, of which 6 were Sudanese, 10 squadrons of cavalry, 5 batteries of artillery, 3 companies of garrison artillery, and 8 companies of camel corps, and it possessed 13 gunboats for river work.

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  • His force consisted of Gatacres British brigade (1st Warwicks, Lincoins, Seaforths and Camerons) and Hunters Egyptian division (3 brigades under Colonels Maxwell, MacDonald and Lewis respectively), Broadwoods cavalry, Tudways camel corps and Longs artillery.

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  • Lyttelton (1st Northumberlands and Grenadier Guards, 2nd Lancashire and Rifle Brigade); Egyptian division, under Major-General Hunter, consisting of four brigades, commanded by Colonels MacDonald, Maxwell, Lewis and, Collinson; mounted troops2Ist Lancers, camel corps, and Egyptian cavalry; artillery, under Colonel Long, 2 British batteries, 5 Egyptian batteries, and 20 machine guns; detachment of Royal Engineers.

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  • On arriving at Fongor it was ascertained that the khalifa had gone north, and the cavalry and camel corps having reconnoitred Jebel Gedir, the expedition returned.

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  • A flying column, comprising a squadron of cavalry, a field battery, 6 machine guns, 6 companies of the camel corps, and a brigade of infantry and details, in all 3700 men, under Wingate, left Faki Kohi on the 21st of November.

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  • for boss-footed, in reference to the cushion-like pads forming the soles of the feet), the scientific name of the section of ruminating artiodactyle ungulate mammals (see Artiodactyla) now represented by the Old World camels (see Camel) and the South American Llamas (see Llama) Characters.

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  • Part of the cannon-bone of a camel from another district in Russia is provisionally assigned to the same species.

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  • Possibly this Russian camel (Procamelus khersonensis), as it is called, may form the connecting link between the typical Procamelus of North America and the fossil camel (Camelus sivalensis) of the Siwalik Hills of India.

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  • Be this as it may, the identification of a North American type of camel from the Tertiary strata of eastern Europe forms another connecting link between the extinct faunas of the northern half of the Old World and North America, and thus tends to show that the claim of America to be the exclusive birthplace of many Old World types may have to be reconsidered.

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  • The Algerian Pleistocene camel was doubtless the direct ancestor of the living African species, which it serves to connect with the extinct C. sivalensis.

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  • In the skull the socket of the eye is surrounded by bone; while the dentition begins to approximate to the camel type - notably by the circumstance that the lower canine is either separated by a gap from the outermost incisors, or that its crown assumes a backwardly curved shape.

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  • In the Upper Miocene we come to a distinct type - Procamelus - which is entitled to be regarded as a camel, and approximates in size to a small llama.

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  • In addition to the above there is an extraordinary North American Miocene giraffe-necked camel (Alticamelus), a creature of the size of a giraffe, with similarly elongated neck and limbs, and evidently adapted for browsing on trees.

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  • The camel, the horse and the donkey are the draught animals; the flesh of the first Geology and Geography of Arabia Petraea, Palestine and adjoining Districts (London, 1886).

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  • The camel is of a more robust and compact breed than the tall beast used in India, and is more carefully tended.

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  • The twohumped Bactrian camel is commonly used in the Oxus regions, but is seldom seen near the Indian frontier.

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  • The same is done with beef and camel's flesh.

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  • Poshtins (sheepskin clothing) and the many varieties of camel and goat's hair-cloth which, under the name of " barak," " karak," &c., are manu factured in the northern districts, are still the chief local products of that part of Afghanistan.

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  • The fauna includes, in the low country, the lion, panther, elephant, camel, and antelope of numerous species.

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  • The whole territory is crossed by camel and mule paths between the sea and the high plateau, and between the various centres of population.

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  • The new caliph, however, found means of disposing of their opposition, and at the battle of the Camel, fought at Basra in November 656, Talha and Zobair were slain, and Ayesha was taken prisoner.

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  • He forgot that Ali himself, before the Battle of the Camel, appealed likewise to the decision of the Koran, and began the fight only when this had been rejected.

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  • In 1352 the restless man started for Central Africa, passing by the oases of the Sahara (where the houses were built of rock-salt, as Herodotus tells, and roofed with camel skins) to Timbuktu and Gogo on the Niger, a river which he calls the Nile, believing it to flow down into Egypt, an opinion maintained by some up to the date of Lander's discovery.

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  • Amongst the domestic animals are the buffalo, the Syrian camel, and a mule camel, bred from a Bactrian sire and Syrian mother.

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  • Large districts passed out of cultivation and were abandoned to the nomads, who replaced wheeled traffic by the pack horse and the camel.

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  • the Jews are forbidden to eat animals other than cloven-footed ruminants; thus the camel, coney, hare and swine were forbidden; so also any water organisms that had not fins and scales, and a large choice of birds, including swan, pelican, stork, heron and hoopoe.

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  • The rebel army was defeated at the "Battle of the Camel," near Bassorah (Basra), the two generals being killed, and Ayesha taken prisoner.

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  • A more curious case is that of the one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius), a beast only known in domestication, and that in arid countries; yet a number of these have become feral in the Spanish marshes, where they wade about like quadrupedal flamingoes.

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  • In front of the southern facade, which looks on to Khedive Avenue, is a bronze statue of General Gordon seated on a camel, a copy of the statue by Onslow Ford at Chatham, England.

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  • Stewart stated that the Khorasan camel is celebrated for its size and strength, that it has very long hair, and bears cold and exposure far better than the ordinary Arabian or Persian camel, and that, while the ordinary Persian camel only carries a load of some 320 lb and an Indian camel one of some 400 Ib, the Khorasan camel will carry from 600 to 700 lb.

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  • The best animals, he notes, are a cross between the Bactrian or two-humped and the Arabian or one-humped camel, Sheep, goats, dogs and cats are good of their kind; but not all the last are the beautiful creatures which, bearing the name of the country, have arrived at such distinction in Europe.

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  • vicugna), belonging to the Camelidae, with the structure and habits of the African camel, but smaller, having no hump, and inhabiting a mountainous and not a level sandy region.

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  • (I) North-western division, Rivers Eden, Derwent, Lune, Ribble; (2)North-eastern, Coquet, Tyne, Wear, Tees, &c.; (3) Western, Dee, Usk, Wye, Severn; (4) South-western, Taw, Torridge, Camel, Tamar, Dart, Exe, Teign, &c.; (5) Southern, Avon and Stour (Christchurch) and the Itchin and other famous trout streams of Hampshire.

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  • Among other remarkable discoveries were those of the wild camel, ancestor of the domesticated species, and of the early type of horse, now known by his name (Equus prjewalskii).

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  • It is situated two camel marches (the resting-place being Bahra or Hadda), or about 45 m.

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  • GUANACO, sometimes spelt Huanaca, the larger of the two wild representatives in South America of the camel tribe; the other being the vicugna.

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  • The wild camel inhabits the lonely plateaus south of the Ala-shan.

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  • heinsii), we find one moufflon (Musimon vignei), formerly known only in the Himalayas, the Chinese antelope (Antilope subgutturosa) and the saiga antelope in the steppe's, the Siberian ibex and another goat, the yak, the zebu or Indian ox, the common ox, the camel and the dromedary.

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  • The wild camel frequents the scattered oases along the margins of the desert and roams into the desert itself.

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  • The single-humped camel - as a domestic animal - is especially characteristic of the northern deserts and steppes.

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  • The Sudanese camel is lighter, faster and better bred than the camel of Egypt.

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  • The camel, horse and ostrich are not found south of Kordofan and Sennar.

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  • Whalebone's best sons were Camel (1822) and Sir Hercules (1826).

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  • Camel was the sire of Defence (1824) and Touchstone (1831), while Sir Hercules was the sire of Birdcatcher (1833) and Faugh-a-Ballagh (1841), own brothers, and of Gemma di Vergy (1854).

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  • A spacious gateway, high and wide enough to admit the passage of a loaded camel, forms the sole entrance, which is furnished with heavy doors, and is further guarded within by massive iron chains, drawn across at night.

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  • I went into the streets of Cairo, and rode on the camel.

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  • I watched her for some time as she moved about, trying to take long strides in order to carry out the idea I had given her of a camel's gait.

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  • When I asked her what she was doing, she replied, "I am a very funny camel."

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  • But now look at the exceptions: of the really ruminating animals only one - the camel.

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  • Across a searing, unending plain of sand, an isolated camel train picks its way toward the shelter of a scrawny tree.

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  • Try scuba diving, camel trekking - or just relax on the beach !

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  • The son whose camel reached the city last would be given all the sheik 's wealth.

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  • A family of nomadic shepherds assists the births of their camel herd.

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  • Quizzed by the Emir, the camel driver related his story confidently enough but he always seemed uneasy and rather shifty.

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  • I also well remember the owner, Mr. Paulo, who was plump and wore a long camel coat and smoked cigars.

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  • Not so, for some unaccountable reason Bloggy decides to room with Kevin who then proceeds to snore all night like an asthmatic camel.

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  • Camel riding and sand surfing Dubai is one of the few places in the world where you can try sand surfing using a snowboard.

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  • Showing a native warrior seated on a camel and brandishing a spear.

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  • You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.

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  • This is the proverbial straw that breaks the camel 's back.

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  • Did I mention the weathercock on Queen Camel church, which goes to drink for the river when it hears the clock strike twelve?

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  • Then from their Turkish baths we built art galleries and placed museum vitrines in the inns where camels and camel drivers once slept.

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  • Highlight was a Cinereous Vulture feeding on a Camel head by the side of the road.

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  • Common background colors are red, blue, dark brown and camel tan.

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  • Best Cigarettes Shop: This shop supports major brands like Camel and Marlboro, as well as less popular brands like Alliance and April.

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  • Unfortunately, they only offer 22 brands, though Marlboro and Camel are included among them.

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  • By signing up with Marlboro, Newport, Camel and other brands, you can keep a steady assortment of coupons flooding your inbox.

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  • Decorator's Choice has contemporary patterns with modern designs in attractive new colors such as camel, coco leaf, moss, avocado, butter, deep orange, melon, deep lavender, jet black and crimson.

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  • This pattern comes in three color variations: camel, chestnut and ginger.

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  • Also, you will look dazzling in terracotta, gold and camel.

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  • Shades of brown, gray, camel, taupe, dark brown, black, charcoal, copper, pink, peach, violet, lilac, silver and gold will make blue eyes appear even bluer.

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  • Perhaps you are more interested in an elephant, panda or camel?

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  • This skirt comes in a versatile camel shade, has a side zipper closure, and button tab patch pockets.

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  • Adventurous couples can even partake in a camel caravan or try their hand at deep sea fishing.

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  • The Berber tribe constructed their fabrics, usually made out of camel hair or wool, with tightly woven loops.

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  • This iconic piece can be worn mid-length or long, belted or loose and it looks great in a timeless color like black, beige or camel.

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  • One thing to bear in mind - tan or beige is not the same thing as camel.

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  • The classic camel color has honey tones and is one of the most flattering and practical colors you can wear, as it goes with everything.

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  • If you find a vintage or modern trench in camel, snap it up.

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  • The traveling camel brings some of the most interesting interior designs you'll find in Animal Crossing: Wild World.

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  • One of the most beautiful is the Camel figure teapot that was created in the 1920s.

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  • Find pictures or clipart of a cap, log, bus, camel and dog.

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  • Mimi Maternity offers a complete line of yoga wear that will have you practicing the butterfly, camel, and tree poses in style!

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  • Adding 100 percent of the RDA of vitamin E on top of that might be the straw that broke the camel's back and my make you sick.

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  • The most common colors are black, camel and navy.

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  • Consider olive, forest or mossy greens, orange shades, grays, dark browns, burgundy, purples and camel and rich beige colors.

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  • If you are the type of person who loves different colored denim, the Amalfi comes in dark brown, camel, gray, black and dark olive green.

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  • You'll find a great selection of stylish leather gloves in shades like black, chocolate, camel and red, all generously lined and stylishly designed, to boot.

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  • With varying color choices - from camel to brown to black - you enjoy even more versatility with this soft and supple material.

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  • The nativity scene that closes the show has a cast of 12 animals, including a camel.

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  • Consider wrapping scarves around your head for an instant pirate costume, or wear them as you travel on your camel across the desert.

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  • Prada purses come in a variety of neutral colors to emphasize their functionality and practicality, including camel, champagne, pewter, white, black and natural canvas.

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  • Considering the rich camel hue of the leather, nothing could be more perfect for the fall/winter season.

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  • Made primarily of straw, this bag is accented with leather trim in shades of camel and dark brown.

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  • Two colors are available: black and camel.

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  • Crocodile wallets may run upwards of $2000 in some cases, and are available in a spate of neutral, practical shades (think black, camel and dark brown).

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  • There are many reasons a woman may opt for a pink wallet over the standard camel, black, brown or burgundy.

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  • For work, keep your boots to a neutral shade of black, brown, taupe, or camel.

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  • For a neutral you can wear with just about any color or style, see the RSVP Kona in camel.

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  • Style 28397: The perfect slides to see you from spring into summer and even a bit beyond if the weather cooperates, these comfortable wood slides boast a thick, floral-embroidered strap in your choice of black or camel.

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  • Classic Moccasin Style Slipper: A comfortable, classic slipper for men in camel or espresso microfiber suede.

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  • Lined Suede Sherpa Ankle Boots: These ankle boots are available in plum and camel.

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  • The men's winter collections include smart, sleek ankle boots in neutral colors (usually black, brown and occasionally some variation of camel).

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  • Neutral shades, like camel, black and brown, are best because they play well with the majority of winter wardrobes.

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  • Neutral color: Most Viking boots are done in rich, warm shades, like chocolate brown, mahogany and camel - all hues are perfect for wearing throughout the coldest periods of the year.

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  • Available in camel suede and black vintage suede colors, these boots feature a wide shearling cuff in either zebra or cheetah prints.

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  • However, it's important to remember that no one expects you to know the difference between the Locust Pose and the Camel Pose on your first day!

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  • Camel Pose is a good seated back strengthener.

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  • If you want to find a neutral robe but not a white one, look for one in oatmeal, tan, or camel, with a multi-dimensional tufted look or a waffle weave.

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  • There are large herds of camel, the camel-owning Arabs usually owning also large numbers of sheep and goats.

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  • There are large herds of camel, the camel-owning Arabs usually owning also large numbers of sheep and goats.

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  • But if the epithet is intended to designate an animal that takes an interest in its rider so far as a beast can, that in some way understands his intentions, or shares them in a subordinate fashion, that obeys from a sort of submissive or halffellow-feeling' with his master, like the horse or elephant, then I say that the camel is by no means docile - very much the contrary.

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  • These vary in weight from soo to 1000 lb, according to the variety of camel employed, for of the Arabian camel there are almost as many breeds as there are of the horse.

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  • He attended King Edward's coronation in 1902, and accompanied the British army in person in the Chinese campaign of Igoe in command of the Bikanir Camel Corps, which also did good service in Somaliland in 1904.

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