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Cornelius Tacitus, The Annals (ed. Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb) 2 0 Browse Search
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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 5. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
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at of Noor Mahal, the favorite queen of Shah Jehan, before you, and beside it her husband's humbler grave. Through within and without the Taj is white, still here you will find the walls profusely jeweled, and the purity retained. Flowers are pictured on every block in mosaic of cinnamon-stone, carnelian, turquoise, emerald, and amethyst; the corridors contain the whole Koran, inlaid in jet-black stone; yet the interior, as a whole, exceeds in chastity the spotlessness of the outer dome. Oriental, it is not barbaric. . . . . In a Persian manuscript there still remains a catalogue of the prices of the gems made use of in the building of the Taj, and of the places from which they came. Among those named are coral from Arabia, sapphires from Moldavia, amethysts from Persia, crystal from China, turquoises from Thibet, diamonds from Bundlecund, and lapis lazuli from Ceylon. The master masons were of Constantinople and Bagdad. The varieties of inlaid work are numerous, and some of t