Hardcover: 918 pages
Publisher: Forgotten Books (January 20, 2018)
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Excerpt from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 154: July-December, 1893Or we may compare and contrast Khair un Nissa with Shakespeare's Juliet. The Persian cannot have been Older than the Italian maiden, who was not quite fourteen; and while both alike felt and gave themselves up to the passionate love of womanhood, the girl brought up in the seclusion of a Muham madan zenana must have been far more a child as to all ideas of morals and marria...