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The Woman Ayisha

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Author: Talbot Mundy (William Lancaster Gribbon)
Published: 1930
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,360 / 161 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,049
Added to site: 2010.08.20 28755

man who takes a little stone and adds it to a mountain!"

"You'd better help!" said Grim.

"As God is my witness, I am afraid to go against Ben Saoud the Avenger!" answered Ali Higg. "Besides, what can I do? You have sent away my men--some in this direction, some in that."

"It was you who sent them away," Grim retorted. "All I did was to postpone their return. Now I'll give you one last chance to use your men on a campaign. After this once, peace!"

"Mashallah! What shall I do with peace? How then shall I get new camels?"

"Breed them!"

"How shall I get provisions?"

"Till the oases. Sow and reap!"

"How shall I make my name feared?"

"Make it respected! Was not Solomon the wisest man? Did he make war? Rather he held the scales of justice evenly, and men looked up to him."

"But the prophet Mahommed came after Solomon, and was wiser. He made war!"

"I tell you, Ali Higg," said Grim, "you've made the last raid you ever will with impunity! It's



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