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  • Selim is an amazing contact to have (great guy) and we get to reminsce about teachers from 5th grade.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Selim is an amazing contact to have (great guy) and we get to reminsce about teachers from 5th grade.

    The Fire Land: triathlon, ambassador, gazpacho

  • Selim is a nickname for an unidentified contemporary at Westminster.

    Letter 68

  • Suleyman's only surviving son, often known as Selim the Sot for his love of drinking, was not an active ruler.

    1561

  • I had engaged an Iraqi ground engineer with "A" and "C" licences called Selim, but I didn't trust him much and anyway he wasn't licensed for complete overhauls; I should have to do that myself.

    ROUND THE BEND

  • Henriette's horse, but did not appreciate the name, and declared he should be called Selim, for she knew she had read of some great man who had a horse by that name, and who ever heard of one named

    Withered Leaves from Memory's Garland

  • They slackened the pace and Chase called Selim up from behind.

    The Man from Brodney's

  • ‘Most gracious Lord and master, 'replied the Vizier, ‘near the great Mosque lives a man called Selim the learned, who knows every language under the sun.

    The Green Fairy Book

  • If you can, I will give you a robe of honour; but if you fail, I will order you to receive twelve strokes on your cheeks, and five-and-twenty on the soles of your feet, because you have been falsely called Selim the learned. '

    The Green Fairy Book

  • In boyhood I longed to be an Arab of the desert and have a beautiful mare, and call her Selim or Benjamin or

    The Innocents Abroad — Volume 05

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