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 Khedive d’Egypte.Ki. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Khorassan [Region of the Sun].
A province of Persia, anciently called Aria’na.   1
   The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan. Mokanna, a prophet chief, who, being terribly deformed, wore a veil under pretence of shading the dazzling light of his countenance.   2
        “Terror seized her lest the love-light which encircled him should fade away, and leave him like the veiled prophet of Khorassan, a sinstained thing of clay.”—Lady Hardy: A Casual Acquaintance.

 Khedive d’Egypte.Ki. 


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