STRANGE TEAS DINNERS
WEDDINGS AND FETES
D LOTHROP COMPANY
FRANKLIN AND HAWLEY
MY TEA TO
MEHEMET ALI AND FAREEDIE.
lived in Syria, Midhat Pasha was appointed governor of
the Pashalic in which I resided, and came with great
pomp and ceremony to assume the duties of his position.
His retinue consisted of a great many guards, servants
and soldiers, and, as they passed through the street
just below my balcony, I looked at them all with a great
deal of interest.
rode a fine bay horse and was dressed in European
costume, excepting that he wore a turban instead of a
hat. He was short and stout, well bronzed by the sun,
and had that air of command which so much distinguishes