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My Kalulu, Prince, King and Slave

A Story of Central Africa

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Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 121,282 / 341 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.6
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 792
Added to site: 2010.06.21 28258
Genre: Travel

or kin. But I must own to ye, my friends," said Amer, turning to the elders, "that the youths of the Nazarenes [Nazarene is the Arabic term for Christian] are bolder than ours, though they do not possess higher courage or loftier spirit than our own children. Who would have thought that such large independence could hide within the little body of the American balyuz's son? That small child cannot be twelve years old, yet he talks with the wisdom of a man. All the Nazarenes are wonderful people--wonderful! Who are stronger, richer than the Nazarenes of England?"

"Ah, but, father," said Selim; "do you not think the Nazarenes are accursed of God, and of the prophet Mohammed--blessed be his name? The American boy told me the Arabs are wicked, and are accursed of God. Said he to me that same day in hearing of the Sultan's son, as if he was not a bit afraid of the consequences, `The Lord God makes his anger known against the Arabs by refusing knowledge and the gifts of understanding unto them, because they



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