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that is remain strong in unity ??. In this same courtyard is a well 300 ft. deep tapping the Nile. A splendid echo is obtained by yelling down it. Instead of ringing a church bell the muezzin ascends one of the minarets which feature in all Mosques & calls his brethren to pray. The Citadels minarets are 320 ft. high. Moslems pray 5 times a day  €“ Sunrise, Noon, 3.30 p.m., Sunset, Night. Should however business make it impossible to keep all these times it is permissible to make up for those missed, in the evening. The prayers are said whilst standing upon a praying-mat with the slippers removed & feet etc. washed & facing

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