SUEZ


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SUEZSezione Ulivo Extra Zone (Italian political organization)
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But in our time, steamers running between Suez and the South Seas have nothing more to fear from the fury of this gulf, in spite of contrary trade-winds.
"The spot is situated a little above the Isthmus of Suez, in the arm which formerly made a deep estuary, when the Red Sea extended to the Salt Lakes.
"That is evident," I replied; "and for the sake of archaeologists let us hope that these excavations will be made sooner or later, when new towns are established on the isthmus, after the construction of the Suez Canal; a canal, however, very useless to a vessel like the Nautilus."
During the expedition into Egypt, your General Bonaparte discovered traces of the works in the Desert of Suez; and, surprised by the tide, he nearly perished before regaining Hadjaroth, at the very place where Moses had encamped three thousand years before him."
"Unfortunately," he continued, "I cannot take you through the Suez Canal; but you will be able to see the long jetty of Port Said after to-morrow, when we shall be in the Mediterranean."
It takes us beneath Suez and opens into the Gulf of Pelusium."
I caught a large number of fishes in the neighbourhood of Suez. I passed a copper ring through their tails, and threw them back into the sea.
The Turks of Suaquem have gardens on the firm land, not above a musket shot from the island, which supply them with many excellent herbs and fruits, of which I doubt whether there be not a greater quantity on this little spot than on the whole coast of Africa besides, from Melinda to Suez. For if we except the dates which grow between Suez and Suaquem, the ground does not yield the least product; all the necessaries of life, even water, is wanting.
From London to Suez via Mont Cenis and Brindisi, by rail and steamboats ..............................................................................7 " From Suez to Bombay, by steamer .......................13 " From Bombay to Calcutta, by rail ...............................3 " From Calcutta to Hong Kong, by steamer .................3 " From Hong Kong to Yokohama (Japan), by steamer..........6 " From Yokohama to San Francisco, by steamer ............22 " From San Francisco to New York, by rail ................7 " From New York to London, by steamer and rail............9 "
But the Suez Canal was a very great and splendid undertaking.
[Contemptuously.] The letter you wrote to Baron Arnheim, when you were Lord Radley's secretary, telling the Baron to buy Suez Canal shares - a letter written three days before the Government announced its own purchase.