Visits to High Tartary, Yarkand and Kashgar (formerly Chinese Tartary), and Return Journey Over the Karakoram Pass (E-bok fra Google)

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John Murray, 1871 - 486 sider
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Side 169 - It is said also that some persons, in their course across the desert, have seen what appeared to them to be a body of armed men advancing towards them, And apprehensive of being attacked and plundered have taken to flight. Losing by this means the right path, and ignorant of the direction they should take to regain it, they have perished miserably of hunger.
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Side 74 - I will not here inflict on the reader a history of the troubles I underwent in arranging for a start. Ladak is infested with a set of ruffians called Argoons,1 half-bred between Toorkistan fathers and Ladak mothers. Like most half-castes, they possess all the evil qualities of both races without any of their virtues.
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Shaw, Robert; VISITS TO HIGH TARTARY, YARKAND, AND KASHGAR ...
Shaw, Robert. VISITS TO HIGH TARTARY, YARKAND, AND KASHGAR: (formerly Chinese Tartary), and return Journey over the Karakoram Pass. ...
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