Here it is proposed to remain two days, visiting the harbors, fortifications, and battlefields of the Crimea; thence back through the Bosphorus, touching at Constantinople to take in any who may have preferred to remain there; down through the Sea of Marmora and the Dardanelles, along the coasts of ancient Troy and Lydia in Asia, to Smyrna, which will be reached in two or two and a half days from Constantinople.
From Smyrna towards the Holy Land the course will lay through the Grecian Archipelago, close by the Isle of Patmos, along the coast of Asia, ancient Pamphylia, and the Isle of Cyprus.
However, had not we the seductive program still, with its Paris, its Constantinople, Smyrna, Jerusalem, Jericho, and "our friends the Bermudians?" What did we care?
Pizzituti is still detained at Smyrna. Come back at once."
Nothing came amiss to them, from Manchester cotton manufactures to Smyrna figs.
She waters her horses from Meles deep in reeds, and swiftly drives her all-golden chariot through Smyrna
to vine-clad Claros where Apollo, god of the silver bow, sits waiting for the far-shooting goddess who delights in arrows.
I have traveled by canal-boat, ox-wagon, raft, and by the Ephesus and Smyrna
railway; but when it comes down to good solid honest slow motion, I bet my money on the glacier.
It was arranged that Bianca should only rejoin us in Smyrna for fear of exciting suspicion.
"We landed at Smyrna and took ship at once for France.
On the 24th of February, 1810, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna
, Trieste, and Naples.
Though, after all, he added, it didn't matter; for when you'd seen Athens and Smyrna
and Constantinople, what else was there?
The state bed of Sobieski, King of Poland, was made of Smyrna
gold brocade embroidered in turquoises with verses from the Koran.