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  • One legend says that Ali, who was assassinated in the year 661 by a poisoned sword while praying a hundred miles south of Baghdad, was originally buried in Iraq, but then his supporters, worried that his body would be desecrated, unearthed his remains and sent them east on the back of a trusted she-camel.

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  • The Badawi plait their locks in Kurún (horns) or Jadáil (ringlets) which are undone only to be washed with the water of the she-camel.

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  • He made for the place thinking to find there folk of whom he might ask concerning his she-camel; but, when he reached it, he found it desolate, without a living soul in it.

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  • One night, I could hold out no longer; so I rose and saddling my she-camel, bound on my turban and donned my oldest dress. 129 Then I baldricked myself with my sword and slinging my spear behind me, mounted and rode forth in quest of her.

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  • It is related that Abdullah bin Abi Kilábah went forth in quest of a she-camel which had strayed from him; and, as he was wandering in the deserts of Al – Yaman and the district of Sabá,166 behold, he came upon a great city girt by a vast castle around which were palaces and pavilions that rose high into middle air.

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  • Replied they, “This is he;” and he said to the prince, “Take this she-camel in place of thy beast which my father slaughtered for thee.”

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  • So they came to him, and finding his she-camel struggling and struck down, they stabbed her in the throat and roasted her flesh and ate.

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  • Then he smote my she-camel with his sword, and she had surely died even though ye had not come to her and slaughtered her.

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  • When it is night and the girl cometh, set her on my she-camel which is swift of pace, and mount thou thy steed, whilst

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  • Accordingly, I dismounted and hobbled my she-camel with the end of her halter; 132 then I put off my heavy upper clothes and sat down.

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