He put his correspondence into the pocket of his overcoat, to be read at leisure, and drove to a hammam in Jermyn Street.
"And her mother knew I should be all night at the hammam," he said.
At the distance of a mile or two from hammam Meskutine, thick clouds of vapor are seen rising from these warm springs.
That in the bath of the hammam es-Shefa is a spring of undrinkable water.
The hilly environs of hammam Meskutine are exceedingly beautiful, and around the waters perpetual spring prevails.
It would not have mattered to-morrow; father will not be here; he is going to hammam Rhira.
"And they have gone to hammam Rhira," replies he precipitately.
With that newly-gained knowledge as to to-morrow's hammam Rhira, he can afford to comply.
Hastening to the hammam he secreted himself behind the door so that, unobserved himself, he might see her when she came in.
Pillars of salt are to be met with elsewhere, for instance at hammam Meskutim in Algeria.