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Usage examples for koran

  1. If I were a Mohammedan, I would say, follow the teachings of the Koran, and pray. – Letters from a Father to His Son Entering College by Charles Franklin Thwing
  2. " All men," says the Koran, " are commanded by the Saint." – Men in the Making by Ambrose Shepherd
  3. It is still visited as the place of the Prophet's early lucubrations, and because here the first verse of the Koran descended. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  4. It looked as though earth and heaven had been steeped in blood; and, fresh as John was from the sight of the dead driver, his ears yet tingling with the tale of Bronker's Spruit, it is not to be wondered at that the suggestive sight oppressed him, seated in that lonely waste, with no company except the melancholy " kakara- kakara" of an old black koran hidden away somewhere in the grass. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  5. Squatting among the rocks, or lying thickly in the shadow, they peered out at the slow- moving square beneath them, while women with water- skins and bags of dhoora fluttered from group to group, calling out to each other those fighting texts from the Koran which in the hour of battle are maddening as wine to the true believer. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. But they must either be in conformity with the Koran or at variance with it. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  7. The Koran also says, that certain men when hearing of the birth of a daughter hide themselves " from the people because of the ill- tidings; shall he keep it with disgrace, or bury it in the dust." – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  8. He climbed to the saddle, said words not in the Koran, and urged his camel into a frenzied run. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  9. But Khaled clasped Zehowah tightly in his arms, and looking upwards repeated the first chapter of the Koran and also the one hundred and tenth chapter, which is entitled, Assistance. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  10. But if he were asked, how the fact came to his knowledge, he would scarcely answer, because it was set down in his note- book: unless the book was written, like the Koran, with a quill from the wing of the angel Gabriel. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  11. To rule a tribe who have become too powerful to have enemies; to listen to interminable tales of theft and disputed inheritances and administer justice to people who swear by the Koran and then lie in your face; to marry a wife and beget sons that the tribe of Mukair Ibn Zarrarah may not die out. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  12. They also fulfil along with the cadis the duties of interpreters of the law, and preceptors of the Koran. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  13. By the Koran, they are worth three hundred at the least. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  14. Well, now, a Mohammedan's a sort of eastern fanatic who thinks he'll get a 'corner lot' in Paradise if he reads the Koran and dies on the edge of your bayonets. – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  15. It is customary, too, before leaving Al- Madinah, to pass at least one night in vigils at the Harim, and for learned men to read through the Koran once before the tomb. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  16. Observe that the precepts of the Koran can be followed everywhere." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  17. We had dined alone as before, and, conversation happening to turn upon the fine arts, I gave my opinion upon one of the precepts in the Koran, by which the Mahometans are deprived of the innocent enjoyment of paintings and statues. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  18. A copy of the Koran struck him most of all; and he said, while admiring it, that there was not a man in Persia who would not sell his children to acquire such a treasure. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
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