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" Oh Lord, is there anything of thy creation stronger than water?" "Yes, wind; for it overcomes water and puts it in motion." "Oh, our Sustainer! is there anything of thy creation stronger than wind?" "Yes, a good man giving alms; if he give with his right... "
Mohammed and Mohammedanism: Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institution of ... - Page 21
by Reginald Bosworth Smith - 1876 - 368 pages
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The Sacred Anthology: A Book of Ethnical Scriptures

Moncure Daniel Conway - Anthologies - 1874 - 496 pages
...who clothes the naked shall be clothed by God with the green robes of paradise. ░░mp' If a good man give with his right, hand and conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things.' '0 Prophet ! ' said one, ' my mother Umm Sad is dead ; what is the best alms I can give away for her...
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Mahomet and His Successors, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Islamic Empire - 1874 - 388 pages
...Yes, wind ; for it overcomes water and puts it in motion.' ' 0, our Sustainer ! is there anything of thy creation stronger than wind ? ' ' Yes, a good man giving alms ; if lie give with his right hand and conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things.' " His definition...
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The childhood of religions

Edward Clodd - 1875 - 398 pages
...mountains, for it breaks them." " And is there anything in Thy creation stronger than iron ? " " Yes, fire is stronger than iron, for it melts it." '' Is there...than wind?" "Yes, a good man giving alms ; if he give it with his right hand and conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things. Every good act is charity...
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The Childhood of Religions: Embracing a Simple Account of the Birth and ...

Edward Clodd - Mythology - 1875 - 308 pages
...quenches fire." " Is there anything stronger than water ? " " Yes, wind, for it puts water in motion." " 0 our Sustainer, is there anything in thy creation stronger...than wind?" "Yes, a good man giving alms ; if he give it with his right hand and conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things. Every good act is charity...
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The childhood of religions. Special ed. for sch

Edward Clodd - 1878 - 296 pages
...quenches fire." " Is there anything stronger than water ? " " Yes, wind, for it puts water in motion." " 0 our Sustainer, is there anything in thy creation stronger...than wind?" "Yes, a good man giving alms ; if he give it with his right hand and conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things. Every good act is charity...
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Faith and Reason: Heart, Soul, and Hand Work : a Concise Account of the ...

Halsey R. Stevens - Religions - 1879 - 468 pages
...mountains, for it breaks them.' ' And is there anything in thy creation stronger than iron ?' ' Yes, fire is stronger than iron, for it melts it.' ' Is there...wind ?' ' Yes, a good man giving alms : if he give it with his right hand and conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things. Every good act is charity...
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The Gods and Religions of Ancient and Modern Times ...

De Robigne Mortimer Bennett - Mythology - 1880 - 980 pages
...quenches fire." " Is there anything stronger than water?" " Yes, wind, for it puts water ki motion." "0 our sustainer, is there anything in thy creation stronger...than wind?" "Yes, a good man giving alms ; if he give it with his right hand and conceal it from his left he overcomes uH things. Every good act is charity...
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 6

Washington Irving - 1881 - 896 pages
...puts it in motion.' ' Oh, our Sustainer ! is there any thing of thy creation stronger than wind V ' Yes. a good man giving alms ; if he give with his...conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things.' " His definition of charity embraced the wide circle of kindness. Every good act, he would say, is...
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Irving's Works: Mahomet and his successors

Washington Irving - 1868 - 382 pages
...Yes, wind ; for it overcomes water and puts it in motion.' 'O, our Sustainer ! is there anything of thy creation stronger than wind ? ' ' Yes, a good...conceal it from his left, he overcomes all things.' " His definition of charity embraced the wide circle of kindness. Every good act, he would say, is...
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MediŠval history

Israel Smith Clare - World history - 1906 - 430 pages
...quenches fire.' 'Is there anything stronger than water? ' ' Yes, wind, for it puts water in motion.' ' 0, our Sustainer! is there anything in Thy creation stronger...wind? ' ' Yes, a good man giving alms ; if he give it with his right hand and conceal it from his left he overcomes all things. Every good act is charity...
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