Lives of Mahomet and his successors, Volume 1

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John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1850
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the title lives of mahomet and his successor´, vol 1´ does apply to the pdf file you can downloiad, but that´s another book as shown here

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Page 18 - The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, They were thy merchants; They occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, And with all precious stones and gold.
Page 252 - Mecca, male and female passed before him, taking the oath of fidelity to him as the prophet of God, and renouncing idolatry. This was in compliance with a revelation in the Koran :
Page 16 - And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee : Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly ; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
Page 28 - God, and could not out of the good things that are seen, know him that is : neither by considering the works did they acknowledge the workmaster ; but deemed either fire, or wind, or the swift air, or the circle of the stars, or the violent water, or the lights of heaven, to be the gods which govern the world.
Page 19 - All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together unto thee, The rams of Nebaioth shall minister unto thee; They shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, And I will glorify the house of my glory.
Page 143 - God is great ! There is no God but God. Mahomet is the apostle of God. Come to prayers ! come to prayers ! God is great ! God is great ! There is no God but God.
Page 94 - The passage which he read, is said to have been the twentieth chapter of the Koran, which thus begins:— " In the name of the most merciful God ! We have not sent down the Koran to inflict misery on mankind, but as a monitor, to teach him to believe in the true God, the creator of the earth and the lofty heavens. '
Page 17 - Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
Page 145 - Your smiling in your brother's face is charity ; an exhortation of your fellow man to virtuous deeds is equal to alms-giving ; your putting a wanderer in the right road is charity ; your assisting the blind is charity; your removing stones and thorns and other obstructions from the road is charity ; your giving water to the thirsty is charity. " A man's true wealth hereafter is the good he does in this world to his fellow man. When he dies, people will say, What property has he left behind him...
Page 62 - Rejoice," added she, seeing him still cast down ; " Allah will - f _ i not suffer thee to fall to shame. Hast thou not been loving to thy kinsfolk, kind to thy neighbors, charitable to the poor, hospitable to the stranger, faithful to thy word, and ever a defender of the truth...

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