Omar


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Omar

(ˈəʊmɑː) or

Umar

n
(Biography) died 644 ad, the second caliph of Islam (634–44). During his reign Islamic armies conquered Syria and Mesopotamia: murdered
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"Who was Omar?" Wolf Larsen asked, and I did no more work that day, nor the next, nor the next.
So Omar, so I, so you, even you, for you rebelled against dying when Cooky sharpened a knife for you.
And, toy that I was of this monster, the discussion of Omar and the Preacher was resumed.
If you are agreed, say, in admiring Meredith, Hardy, Omar Khayyam, and Maeterlinck,--to take four particularly test-authors,--there is nothing to prevent your marrying at once.
(1809-1883), Irish by birth, an eccentric though kind-hearted recluse, and a friend of Tennyson, is known solely for his masterly paraphrase (1859) of some of the Quatrains of the skeptical eleventh-century Persian astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam.
Omar Khay'am, the poet-prophet of Persia, writing more than eight hundred years ago, has said:
In those days Fitzgerald's translation of Omar Khayyam was known only to the elect, and Hayward repeated it to Philip.
Restored by order of the Caliph Omar, it was definitely destroyed in 761 or 762 by Caliph Al-Mansor, who wished to prevent the arrival of provisions to Mohammed-ben-Abdallah, who had revolted against him.
Her white feet trod the huge press at which wise Omar sits, till the seething grape-juice rose round her bare limbs in waves of purple bubbles, or crawled in red foam over the vat's black, dripping, sloping sides.
We bought a two-horse wagon and put eighteen hundred pounds of bacon, flour, beans, blasting-powder, picks and shovels in it; we bought two sorry-looking Mexican "plugs," with the hair turned the wrong way and more corners on their bodies than there are on the mosque of Omar; we hitched up and started.
He said it was like Omar Khayyam in the Wilderness and Shelley's
When asked about what the viewers should expect from the talk show, Omar explained, "It will be covering various subjects including personal, cultural, local and global information.