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Allah-Akbar. God Is Great, an Arab Legend, from the Spanish by M. Monteiro (Paperback) Loot Price: R405
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Allah-Akbar. God Is Great, an Arab Legend, from the Spanish by M. Monteiro (Paperback): All[h-Akbar, Allah-Akbar
Allah-Akbar. God Is Great, an Arab Legend, from the Spanish by M. Monteiro (Paperback): All[h-Akbar, Allah-Akbar

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: thou watch, my gazelle, light of mine eyes ? Thy cheeks will become pale with watching, and thy husband will no longer rejoice in thy dazzling looks." " Thou also, my lord, dost watch, and watching is robbing the colour from thy countenance, and the light from thine eyes. Come and rest, my lord; thy spouse will strike the guzla, and slaves will watch the sleep of the King." " No, Sultana; go encircle thy brow with jewels and richly robe thyself: the lists wait, for this is to be a grand day. Zegries and Abencerrajes will joust in Bib Eambla, and, forgetful of ill-will, Granada will wrestle with the Christian." The King threw himself upon the divan in an indolent manner, whilst the Sultana remained standing. " Come, rose of Hiram, come and sit by my side," said the King, casting his heavy eyes upon Zoraida. " The daylight is still weak, and the winds do not yet bring me the sound of the drums of war of my valiant Muza. Come, sit near me, Sultana, because I love thee as I love the houris of the seventhheaven, and thy lips distil aromatic honey quaffed in the fragrant flowers of the garden of love." " Oh ! if thou didst not love the King Abu- Abd-Allah, whom traitorous vassals surround, whom Christians insult, raising walls before his kingly standard. ... Oh ! if thou didst not love me, my heart would break as the glass is broken with poison. Then might thou rightly call me in contempt the Zogoibi." The cheeks of the Sultana became suffused, and her heart trembled like the tops of the palm-trees of Africa, which become agitated when the soft aromatic winds of spring sweep over them. She trembled, because many moons had passed since she, her beauty neglected, Sultana without husband, mother bereft of children, had heard other words than the trembling respectful...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: All[h-Akbar • Allah-Akbar
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 118
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-67775-2
Barcode: 9780217677752
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-67775-4

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