Quotes by Charles Montagu Doughty

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Ramathan, the fasting month, was nearly in, which kindles in Moslem spirits, even of the wild Arab, a new solemnity of religion; the Beduins, aping the town guise, which they had seen at Medina, now stood out from the byut at the hours, and making ranks, they rehearsed the formal prayer, bowing the empty foreheads and falling upon the petticoated knees together.