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  • As to seizing the zaimph, no one thought of it, for the mysterious manner in which he had acquired it was sufficient in the minds of the Barbarians to justify its possession; such were the thoughts of the soldiers of the African race.

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  • They related to him all that had taken place since the conclusion of the peace: the greed of the Ancients, the departure of the soldiers, their return, their demands, the capture of Gisco, the theft of the zaimph, the relief and subsequent abandonment of Utica; but no one ventured to tell him of the events which concerned himself.

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  • She threw the zaimph about her waist, and quickly picked up her veils, mantle, and scarf.

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  • He sought for means to serve her, and to humble himself, and he even spread the zaimph over her feet as if it were a mere rug.

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  • His eyes were directed alternately upon the zaimph and upon her, and he noticed that her chainlet was broken.

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  • “You must go to the Barbarians and recover the zaimph!”

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  • She felt as if she were leaning on the might of the gods; and looking at him face to face she asked him for the zaimph; she demanded it in words abundant and superb.

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  • At night when alone in his tent he would gaze upon the zaimph.

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  • Then, too, they were conquered beforehand by the loss of the zaimph; even those who cared nothing about it had experienced anguish and something akin to enfeeblement.

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  • Then she examined the zaimph; and when she had viewed it well she was surprised that she had not the happiness which she had once imagined to herself.

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