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This fanciful writer pretends that its name was given to it after the passage of the Israelites, when Pharaoh perished in the waves which closed at the voice of Moses.
Now, whether this passage were miraculous or not, the Israelites, nevertheless, crossed there to reach the Promised Land, and Pharaoh's army perished precisely on that spot; and I think that excavations made in the middle of the sand would bring to light a large number of arms and instruments of Egyptian origin.
During the expedition into Egypt, your General Bonaparte discovered traces of the works in the Desert of Suez; and, surprised by the tide, he nearly perished before regaining Hadjaroth, at the very place where Moses had encamped three thousand years before him.
Like the Nile, it has engaged the attention of geographers in all ages; and like it, also, its exploration has cost the lives of many victims; yes, even more of them than perished on account of the other.
Yes, on this expedition, at least; but in 1833 Richard undertook a third trip to the Niger, and perished by a bullet, near the mouth of the river.
He was the figure that stood forth representative of the whole miserable mass of weaklings and inefficients who perished according to biological law on the ragged confines of life.
And thus they both, along with their families, perished from hunger, and afforded ample provision for the Cat and her kittens.
And that after many had perished Peleus was annoyed, and prevented her from throwing Achilles into the cauldron.
But he is too late: he finds lying side by side Antigone who had hanged herself and Haemon who also has perished by his own hand.
Price -- More than 1,350 miners, some as young as 13 years old, perished in CARBON COUNTY coal mines in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The PDMA spokesman told on Monday that 681 houses were partially and 437 fully damaged while 111 cattle were perished and 11 persons are missing during this period due to flash floods, rain and earthquake in different districts of KP.
When the Titanic set off on its fateful maiden journey in April, 1912, Queenstown in Ireland was its last port of call; and those souls who perished in the torpedoing of the Lusitania in 1915 are buried in an Irish grave.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- A passenger bus en route to Mersin from Ankara hit a cattle herd on early Saturday, which injured five passengers and perished 13 animals.
ANGELA Merkel yesterday acknowledged Germany's "historical responsibility" for the millions who perished in the Second World War.
by Zabihullah Ehsas on 26 September, 2014 - 13:15 MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One hundred tonnes of flour, delivered by Russia in aid to Afghanistan, has perished at the Hairatan port in northern Balkh province, an official said on Friday.