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" Take for instance an oriental joke: — Our kind hostess, Mrs. G., has a very nice Ayah, who is a learned woman, and reads the Koran daily, without understanding a word of it. The Aga said, she reminded him of a devout kinswoman of his, who got a Munshi... "
Life in the mission, the camp, and the zenáná, or, Six years in India - Page 346
by [Helen (Douglas)] Mackenzie, Mrs. Colin Mackenzie - 1854
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 21

India - 1853
...joke: — Our kind hostess, Mrs. G., has a very nice Ayah, who is a learned woman, and reads the Koran daily, without understanding a word of it. The Aga...had been reading the Loves of Majnun and Leila!— Vol. III. p. 265. Again, we challenge Brother Jonathan himself, and the whole great western republic,...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 21

India - 1853
...: — Our kind hostess, Mrs. G., has a very nice Ayah, who is a learned woman, and reads the Koran daily, without understanding a word of it. The Aga...had been reading the Loves of Majnun and Leila!— Vol. II I. p. 265. Again, we challenge Brother Jonathan himself, and the whole great western republic,...
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Six years in India

Helen Mackenzie - 1857
...almost unknown ; others acknowledge as sacred the Pehlevi and Persian writings, which are all modern ! a Munshi to read to her the " Martyrdom of Hasan and...he had been reading the Loves of Majnun and Leila ! How great is the want of missionaries at this place ! The Institution alone requires at least two...
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