This view is taken from the Theatre, and represents the Excavations in the opposite cliffs; and the continuation of the chief eastern entrance to the City.
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The architects of Petra had evidently a strong sense of beauty. The City, in its pomp and animation, have formed a combination altogether unrivalled.
It seems to have formed the approach to the Palace, or pile of building in the centre, called by the Arabs Kusr Faron (Pharaoh’s Castle).
The Engraving gives a conception of the manner in which the more serious affairs of the natives are conducted.
The Arch-way in the Engraving, in the lower Roman style, is little more than a heap of stones.
Among the hills in the approach to Petra, the most striking is Mount Hor, from its boldness and height, and still more, from its connexion with Scripture.
In the 19th century, the still rural Montmartre attracted numerous artists who could live a freer and cheaper life here than in the city centre.
Crow Nest is one of the most beautiful mountains of America for shape, verdure, and position
Albany is the residence of several of the oldest and wealthiest families in the State