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At a word from Zobeida, Sadie and Amina took the basket from the porter, who was glad enough to be relieved from its weight; and when it was emptied, paid him handsomely for its use.
Then they all sat down to table, which had been covered by Amina with the dishes she had bought.
After the first few mouthfuls Amina poured some wine into a golden cup.
Let him stay," said Amina, who had before proved herself his friend.
This being settled, Amina brought in supper, and lit up the hall with a number of sweet smelling tapers.
Zobeida and Amina made some difficulty about admitting the new comers, and Sadie knew the reason of their hesitation.
When they had finished Zobeida rose from her seat, and, taking Amina by the hand, she said to her, "My sister, our friends will excuse us if we seem to forget their presence and fulfil our nightly task.
Shortly after Amina entered carrying a seat, which she put down in the middle of the empty space.
At these words Amina fetched a lute from a case of yellow satin and gave it to Sadie, who sang several songs to its accompaniment.
Cela n'a pas empeche Amina Rachid et les autres d'occuper une place de choix dans le domaine du 7eme art apres avoir conquis les microphones et les planches.
According to Amina, the maid had been working with family for four years and had asked the family to extend her visa, but her visa was about to expire and she had only one month to complete her services.
But now, after three weeks of rest, Amina, 18, hopes she will be fit enough to perform at the Marbella Film Festival next month.