Meer Hassan Ali, B.
Observations on the Mussulmauns of India: descriptive of their manners, customs, habits, and religious opinions ; made during a twelve years residence in their immediate Society (Band 1) — London, 1832

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consider an unclean animal, advances within
their reach, a portion of their food is thrown
to him with that kindliness of feeling which in-
duces them to share with the hungry, whatever
gifts they receive from the Author of all good.
Except in seasons of famine, no one need de-
spair of having sufficient to support nature,
wherever the Mussulmauns congregate. I speak
it to their credit, and in justice to their cha-
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