By Hume-Griffith A.
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Extra info for Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia: An account of an Englishwoman's eight years' residence amongst the women of the East
My husband rode close by my side, to be in readiness in case I should fall off in my sleep. " Oh, those half-hours, how wearisome they became!
Often when riding in the desert we have met a company of these men returning from their labours, each carrying his murderous-looking implement on his shoulder, and in the gloaming they resembled an army of soldiers marching. The water supply is very often conducted into a town or village from the mountains by means of kanats, or long underground passages. Pits are dug at a distance of about 25 feet apart, each one being connected with the other by a subterranean passage, and so on till the place is reached where the water is needed.
I may say here that this form of death is not unknown even now in Persia, and I heard a story of a man who treated his wife in much the same way, only the idea was perhaps a little more diabolical. He was angry with her for some reason, and desired to rid himself of her, so he caught a cow, and kept it shut up without water for some days. Then he bound his wife under the body of the animal and sent it off. Of course the cow made for the nearest stream, and we can imagine better than describe the fate of the poor woman.
Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia: An account of an Englishwoman's eight years' residence amongst the women of the East by Hume-Griffith A.