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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...He was a pupil of Masa
Ferid, the disciple howdr of Sheikh Hasan walad HasQna.... 1 No.
219. 2 Tree i. 3 No. 190. No. 67. 6 No. 84. No. 49. 7 No. 219. 8
No. 84. Tree 4. 10 No. 141. n No. 34 u 1690 A.d. 18 No. 154. 14 No.
124. l5 No. 95 Several miracles are recorded of him: (i) "Sheikh
Muhammad1 ibn 'fsa was nigh unto death, and his wife, the daughter
of el Malik Hasan walad Kashash2 the king of Dongola, and mother of
Hilali3 his son, said to him 'Your elder sons you have guided in
the right way; but who is to look after my son?' And he said to her
'You must apply to el Hadari.' Then she came and brought her
bracelets and anklets and said to him (i.e. el Ha4ari) 'I want you
to make my son to sit in the seat of his father.' He replied to her
son'Son of my Sheikh, sit on my prayermat' so he sat there. Then el
Hadari arose and ran round the room khalwa and came and knelt
before him and took hold of his hand and kissed it, saying' I have
made you to sit in the seat of your father.' And indeed Hilali
attained4 great eminence among the Fung and the Arabs and acted as
a judge and a teacher of all kinds of knowledge...". (2) "There
came to him a certain man called Ibn 'Abad, who was addicted to
evildoing5, and said to him 'I have a flourishing water-wheel and
give you a quarter share in it.' And he replied 'What do you want
from me?' The man answered ' I want the grace6 of God.' 'AwQda said
'I give you a quarter of God's grace.' Then the man repented and
asked pardon of God. Afterwards he came again and said 'I have made
it up to a half'; and 'Awuda said 'And I grant you half of the
grace of God.' And the man improved more and more: and finally he
came and said 'I give you the whole water-wheel'; and 'Awuda said
to him 'I...
|Country of origin:
Harold Alfred Macmichael
||246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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