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CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS.Page2,

penult. 14

For1.

(p. 3)

read

(p.

i).

p. 3, linep. 4, p. 4,1.1

and

30.

For

(p. 3)i).

read

(p.

i).

8.

1.

26.

For (p. 3) read (p. /^r just as the veil1.

destroys revelation (inukashafaf] readjust as

veiling destroys the unveiled objectp. 6,1.

(mukdshaf\

41.

and6.

16.

For

(p. 3)

mzd?

(p. i).

p. 51,

p.

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infectp. 85,1.

age after age. For (sahib al-qulub] read (sdhi l-qulub}. 19."

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sober,"

is

the

antithesis ofp. 127,1.

maghlub,

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