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But, had she been certain of escaping discovery, she would have slipped the koh-i-noor into her belt-pouch, notwithstanding.
Pen gave her, had such a sparkling and brilliant _koh-i-noor_ in her bosom, as is even more precious than that famous jewel; for it not only fetches a price, and is retained by its owner in another world where diamonds are stated to be of no value, but here, too, is of inestimable worth to its possessor; is a talisman against evil, and lightens up the darkness of life, like Cogia Hassan's famous stone.
He is said to have sent off to the mountain strongholds of his family the famous _koh-i-noor_ diamond, with great part of the royal treasure; and it was so generally supposed that he meditated ridding himself of the pageant king Dhuleep, in order to assume in his own person the ensigns of royalty, that the uncles of the young prince had made an attempt (which was, however, discovered and frustrated) to carry him off from Lahore, and place him under British protection.
I must keep my eyes for plainer work; but I can give the value of the bauble ” L112,760! ” and this was before the acquisition of the koh-i-noor.