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Engedi, the fountain of the Kid ('Ain Jidy). The sparkling limpid water is warm, rather sweet and impregnated with lime.  To the left there is an example of the remarkable esclepiad called in Arabic 'osher ; it bears a bladder-like fruit filled with long silky hairs, used by Arabs as tinder for their matchlocks.

Engedi, the fountain of the Kid ('Ain Jidy). The sparkling limpid water is warm, rather sweet and impregnated with lime. To the left there is an example of the remarkable esclepiad called in Arabic 'osher ; it bears a bladder-like fruit filled with long silky hairs, used by Arabs as tinder for their matchlocks.

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1881 - 1883
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Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905), Author
Badoureau, Ed., Wood engraver
Fenn, Harry (1838-1911), Artist
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New York
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