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  • Lord Cromer then draws conclusions worthy of the most ardent Suffragette: Look now to the consequences which result from the degradation of women in Mahomedan countries.

    Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

  • _ He declared to me that, although the Mahomedan is the best religion to live in, the Christian is the best to die in; and that, when he has made his fortune, he will make his confession, and lie snugly in the bosom of the Church.

    Imaginary Conversations and Poems A Selection

  • "The death of the ex-King may be said to have had no effect on the Mahomedan part of the populace," wrote the British commissioner at the time, "except for a few fanatics who watch and pray for the final triumph of Islam."

    Great dynasties of the world: The Mughals

  • By way of thanks, they took Dahl and Rybot to “a bloody great native fair” that was celebrating “the big Mahomedan holiday of Id Ul Haj.”


  • Bukshee, or General, who had travelled to Madras with her in disguise, had now assumed the dress and character belonging to his rank, and it was expected he was to be honoured by the Mahomedan Prince with some high office of dignity.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • The town itself is about nineteen miles in circumference; and as it is on all sides surrounded with lofty cypresses, its general appearance is that of a city arising out of a stately wood of these magnificent trees, partly shrouding the pinnacles, obelisks, and minarets, which then marked the site of many noble Christian temples; but now, generally speaking, intimate the position of as many Mahomedan mosques.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • The tomb of the Owliah, or Mahomedan Saint, Cara Razi, was a place held in much reverence by every good Mussulman.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • Mahomedan religion, and the consequent prevalence of the Arabic language throughout a considerable part of that vast continent.

    The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the Year 1805

  • A hard-faced, severe-looking man, by office the distributor of alms, which he flung in showers of small copper money among the Fakirs and beggars, whose scrambles to collect them seemed to augment their amount; while the grim-looking agent of Mahomedan charity, together with his elephant, which marched with half angry eyes, and its trunk curled upwards, seemed both alike ready to chastise those whom poverty should render too importunate.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • Complying with the Mahomedan custom, our friend Hartley laid aside his shoes at the gates of the holy precincts, and avoiding to give offence by approaching near to the tomb, he went up to the principal Moullah, or priest who was distinguishable by the length of his beard, and the size of the large wooden beads, with which the Mahomedans, like the Catholics, keep register of their prayers.

    The Surgeon's Daughter


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