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1933 Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. LawrenceLawrence of Arabia

A first difficulty of the Arab movement was to say who the Arabs were.  Being a manufactured people, their name had been changing in a sense slowly year by year. Once it meant an Arabian.  There was a country called Arabia, but this was nothing to the point.  There was a language called Arabic; and in it lay the test.”

Source: 56, p. 33.

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