ARABS


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ARABSAmerican Registry of Arab Bred Sporthorses
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The room was filled to repletion with Arabs. All were smoking, and drinking their thick, hot coffee.
When her place upon the floor had been taken by another the bright-eyed Abdul saw her in conversation with two Arabs at the far side of the room, near a side door that let upon an inner court, around the gallery of which were the rooms occupied by the girls who danced in this cafe.
"They are Arabs, galloping at the top of their speed; I can make them out distinctly.
By the efforts they make, and the irregularity of their line, I should fancy that those Arabs are pursuing some one, instead of following."
"The vicomte was summoned to surrender by the Arabs, but he made them a negative sign with his head, and continued to march towards the palisades.
The regiments, rushing in his steps, ran in their turn, uttering cries as terrible as those of the Arabs were wild.
Their following consisted of a hundred or more renegade Arabs and Negro slaves--a fierce, relentless band of cut-throats.
Twenty palm-thatched, beehive huts sheltered its black population, while a half-dozen goat skin tents in the center of the clearing housed the score of Arabs who found shelter here while, by trading and raiding, they collected the cargoes which their ships of the desert bore northward twice each year to the market of Timbuktu.
No Arab wears a brim to his fez, or uses an umbrella, or any thing to shade his eyes or his face, and he always looks comfortable and proper in the sun.
After nightfall we reached our tents, just outside of the nasty Arab village of Jonesborough.
The Arab turned and seeing the open eyes of the prisoner upon him, entered the tent.
Achmet Zek took the Belgian into his confidence to a great extent, and at last unfolded to him a pet scheme which the Arab had long fostered, but which he never had found an opportunity to effect.