The Making and Breaking of Almansur: A Novel

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Chatto & Windus, 1915 - 360 pages
 

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Page 57 - The fate of every man have we bound about his neck; and we will produce unto him, on the day of resurrection, a book wherein his actions shall be recorded: it shall be offered him open, and the angels shall say unto him, Read thy book; thine own soul will be a sufficient accountant against thee, this day.
Page 357 - ... and of thy mercy grant that he may experience thine acceptance ; and spare him the trial of the grave, and its torment ; and make his grave wide to him ; and keep back the earth from his sides ;* and of thy mercy grant that he may experience security from thy torment, until Thou send him safely to thy Paradise, O Thou most merciful of those who shew mercy...
Page 357 - Thou art all-knowing respecting him. O God, he hath gone to abide with Thee ; and Thou art the best with whom to abide. He hath become in need of Thy mercy ; and Thou hast no need of his punishment. We have come to Thee, supplicating that we may intercede for him. O God, if he were a doer of good, over-reckon his good deeds ; and if he were an evil-doer, pass over his...
Page 66 - Mahometan law, are agreed that the doctrine of predestination (thus expressed in the Koran, " The fate of every man have
Page 192 - Side by side with power, something else, too, was written to-night in the poise of his head, in the glance of his eyes...

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