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It was parted on one side, brushed back severely, and tied with a black ribbon, without any bronze mist about her forehead or temple. That is why wherever the message of the Quran was accepted and understood, the quest for knowledge flourished. Working in a logical succession of images they showed me at last as clearly as a picture on a wall, Therese pressing with fervour the key into the fevered palm of the rich, prestigious, virtuous cousin, so that he should go and urge his self-sacrificing offer to Rita, and gain merit before Him whose Eye sees all the actions of men.

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