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The Cat Of Bubastes

A Tale Of Ancient Egypt

by G. A. Henty

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10513401M
    ISBN 100548097356
    ISBN 109780548097359
    OCLC/WorldCa172982113

    The sun was blazing down upon a city on the western shore of the Caspian. Here the previous monarchs had been consumed in sight of a multitude of their people, and had been buried beneath great mounds of earth. Behind the army followed an enormous baggage-train; and as soon as this had arrived on the ground the tents of the king and the principal officers were pitched. Their attack, however, had answered its purpose, for in the struggle the fagots had been trodden deeper into the mire, and the fire was extinguished. Occasionally, the website mis-applies a block from a previous visitor. That is the dust raised by their advance.

    Whether we're folding clothes, driving in the van, or just needing some downtime, audio books are perfect. For several hours the Egyptians continued their efforts, but after losing vast numbers of men without obtaining any success they were recalled by the sound of the trumpet. Well, they all learn the same thing together. While most of the books he wrote were for children, he also wrote adult novels, non-fiction such as The March to Magdala and Those Other Animals, short stories for the likes of The Boy's Own Paper and edited the Union Jack, a weekly boy's magazine. The completion of the last portion of the causeway cost the Egyptians heavily, for while they were exposed to the arrows of the Rebu archers these were now beyond the range of the Egyptians on the opposite crest.

    Chapter 6 They arrive in Goshen and they go to a banquet. As soon as these reached the edge of the slope and began to descend toward the stream, the king ordered his people to advance to the edge of the swamp and to open fire with their arrows. Horses and chariots rolled over in wild confusion, javelins were hurled, bows twanged, and the shouts of the combatants and the cries of the wounded as they fell beneath the feet of the struggling horses created a terrible din. And yet the people had no quarrel with us—many of them, indeed, could scarcely have known us by name when our army appeared among them.


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The Cat Of Bubastes book

As soon as these reached the edge of the slope and began to descend toward the stream, the king ordered his people to advance to the edge of the swamp and to open fire with their arrows.

When they arrived in Egypt, they marveled at the marvels that were all around them. We are accustomed to exercise and toil, but the journey, which we can support as well as the Egyptians, will be terrible to them, delicate in nature as they are. The weight and impetus of the mass of horses and chariots pressed all before it up the hill.

The women whose husbands or sons had returned rejoiced over those whom they had regarded as lost, while those whose friends had not yet returned gained hopes from the narratives of the fresh comers that their loved ones might also have survived, and would ere long make their way back.

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The software we use sometimes flags "false positives" -- that is, blocks that should not have occurred. The men themselves had a resolute and determined look, but there was none of the light-hearted gayety among them which [Pg 9] betokened the expectation of success and triumph. Standing behind him was his son, Amuba, a lad of some fifteen years of age.

These were in metal, and were raised at the ends of spears or staves. Their object was evident: they were about to prepare a wide causeway across the marsh by which the chariots could pass.

I think that many other houses will be destroyed in the death of the cat, as well as things looking bad for all of our characters. When all was done the king sat down on a pile of skins which had been prepared for him and talked long and earnestly with his son, giving him advice as to his conduct in future if aught should befall him in the coming fight.

In that case the great need of the people would be a military leader who would rouse them to prolonged resistance and lead them again and again against the Egyptians until these, worn out by the perpetual fighting, abandon the idea of subjecting us and turn their attention to less stubborn-minded people.

It does not seem to me to make much difference where we fight, but they seem to think that it is most important; and of course they know more about it than I do.

A desperate fight ensued, but the bravery of the Rebu prevailed, and the Egyptians were driven back. Chebron would use running as a last resort. Afterwards, they go to their tents and sleep. A slave took him as far as the hills where Amuba lived. They moved to an unfinished tomb. The Egyptian chariots crowded on the causeway were unable to move forward, and in many places their weight forced the fagots so deep in the mire that the vehicles were immovable.

These were for the most part composed of hammered brass, although some of the headpieces were made of tough hide studded with knobs of metal. The Egyptians do not, like us, fight on horseback, although there may be a few small bodies of horsemen with the army; their strength lies in their chariots.

Scattered as they are, they will be slaughtered in thousands by the Egyptian chariots. They say the riches of Egypt are immense and the splendor of their temples and buildings such as we have no idea of.Review: The Cat of Bubastes by G. A. Henty. This is a wonderful “Children’s Classic” written over a hundred years ago.

There is no copyright date but the author was born in and died in I thought it was well written and I loved the characters. I really didn’t know at first that it was a children’s book until I read about Reviews: 4.

The book was published by Griffith and Farran in November with a title page date of While most of the books he wrote were for children, he also wrote adult novels, non-fiction such as The March to Magdala and Those Other Animals, short stories for the likes of The Boy's Own Paper and edited the Union Jack, a weekly boy's magazine/5(6).

THE CAT OF BUBASTES. A TALE OF ANCIENT EGYPT. He had by heart all the laws of the sacred books; he was an adept in the inmost mysteries of the religion.

His wealth was large, and he used it nobly; he lived in a certain pomp and state which were necessary for his position, but he spent but a tithe of his revenues, and the rest he distributed. Available Products: MP3 File Format CD: $25 Instant Download: $18 Study Guide: $12 Vocabulary List: $3.

Jan 12,  · Overview The sacred cat of Bubastes has accidentally been slain; now young Chebron must pay for the offence with his own life, as this is the law of the Pagans in Egypt, BC.

Chebron, the son of a high Egyptian priest, flees for his life taking his sister Mysa, one of the household slaves Amuba and several companions with him/5. Apr 03,  · Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books Audiobooks The Cat of Bubastes A Tale of Ancient Egypt and over million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.5/5(2).