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 Laks’mi or Lakshmi.La’ma, 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Lalla Rookh [tulip cheek]
is the supposed daughter of Au-rung-ze’-be, Emperor of Delhi, betrothed to Al’iris, Sultan of Lesser Buchar’ia. On her journey from Delhi to the valley of Cashmere, she is entertained by a young Persian poet named Fer’amorz, who is supposed to relate the four poetical tales of the romance, and with whom she falls in love. (Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh.) (See FERAMORZ.)   1

 Laks’mi or Lakshmi.La’ma, 


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