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The Repentance of Nussooh (Paperback) Loot Price: R331 Discovery Miles 3 310

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The Repentance of Nussooh (Paperback): Na R. A?mad, Naz R A Mad
The Repentance of Nussooh (Paperback): Na R. A?mad, Naz R A Mad

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The Repentance of Nussooh (Paperback)

Na R. A?mad, Naz R A Mad

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIIL NAEEMAH AND KULLEEM. "The dog of the Seven Sleepers, lying at the feet of good men, became human.'--Sadi. It is worth while to reflect a moment on the character and circumstances of Naeemah and Kulleem. They had reached an age when the habits of life become a second nature. Both were married. Kulleem was separated from his wife, and Naeemah from her husband. But there was this difference; that, while Kulleem was hard and unyielding as steel, Naeemah was malleable as lead. He was a man and stern; she was a woman and soft-hearted. He could go into the world, and had hundreds of friends and acquaintances; she was behind the purdah, with no sooiety but that of the ladies of the family and occasional visitors to the zenana. The minds of both of them were, so to speak, diseased; but his was the more dangerous ailment, for it was infectious and aggravated by the constant irrita tion of evil associations. Fearless and ingenious as he was, Kulleem's character was in many respects weak and puerile. He was a finished specimen of the jeunesse dorte of the period, who are like women in their love of finery and admiration, rise late and study themselves in the glass till noon, go to rest with their hair parted and plaited under a night-cap, and grieve over the disturbance of a curl-paper, much as Sir Isaac Newton grieved over the mischief done by his dog Diamond. When the barber comes they keep him at work till he can see no longer. When it is time to dress, first comes the cap, which is taken from the block and cautiously fitted on the head so as not to disarrange a hair. Then comes the anxious business of wriggling into sleeves and trousers; the cloth is so fine that it won't bear pulling; hand and foot declare they can't get into an ant-hole: "How can a ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Na R. A?mad • Naz R A Mad
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-9751-3
Barcode: 9781459097513
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4590-9751-3

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