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" Koran, and often recommended therein jointly with prayer; the former being held of great efficacy in causing the latter to be heard of God: for which reason the Khalif Omar Ebn Abd'alaziz used to say, "that prayer carries us half way to God, fasting brings... "
The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt - Page 223
by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1902 - 674 pages
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A succinct account of all the religions, and various sects in religion, that ...

William Heckford - 1791
...of God, that the caliph Omar Ebn Abdalaziz ufed to fey, prayer carries us half way to God ; fafting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms procure us acmiflion : and Mahomet himfelf ufed to lay of fafting, that it was the gate of religion; DIFFERENT...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 37

1811
...roent, and regulation. ' Prayer,' faid an Arabian Caliph, ' car. rie» us half-way to God, fafting brings us to the door of his palace, and alms procure us admiflion.' The Brahmins feem alfo to have attached the higheft merit to charitable aftions, and more...
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Collections Relative to Systematic Relief of the Poor, at Different Periods ...

John Shute Duncan - 1815 - 220 pages
...fee. 4. " Kalif Omar "£bn Abd'al Aziz ufed to fay, that prayer carries " us half way to GOD, fafting brings us to the door " of his palace, and alms procure us admiffiou. " Hafan, the fon of Ali, and grandfon of Moham"med, is related to have thrice in his life...
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The Religious World Displayed: Or, A View of the Four Grand ..., Volume 1

Robert Adam - 1818
...the sick, travellers, and soldiers in the field, who cannot ohVOL. I. oo Abdalaziz used to say: — " Prayer carries us halfway to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms procures us admission."* And the last of these practical religious duties is deemed so necessary, that,...
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A View of All Religions: And the Religious Ceremonies of All Nations at the ...

1824 - 438 pages
...is looked upon as so pleasing in the sight of God, that the Caliph Omar Ebn Abdalaziz used to say, " Prayer carries us halfway to God ; fasting brings...door of his palace ; and alms procure us admission." The Mussulmen have paid as much superstitious attention t« the Koran, as the Jews did to the Bible....
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A View of All Religions: And the Religious Ceremonies of All ..., Parts 1-4

Thomas Robbins - 1824
...pleasing in the sight of God, that the Caliph Omar Ebn Abdalnziz u^ed to say, " Prayer carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms procure us admission.'' As to the NEGATIVE precepts and institutions of this religion, the Mahometans are forbidden the use...
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The Koran; commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed: tr. with notes, to which ...

1825
...GOD ; for which reason the Khallf Omar Ebn Abd'alaziz used to say, That prayer carries us half way to GOD, fasting brings us to the door of his palace, and alms procures us admission". The Mohammedans therefore esteem almsdeeds to be highly meritorious, and many...
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The History of Persia: From the Most Early Period to the Present Time, Volume 2

Sir John Malcolm - 1829
...earth and eternal happiness in heaven : " Prayer," says one of the caliphs n, " carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms procures us admission °." The Mahomedans are enjoined fasting as a sacred duty. They are taught that...
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The History of Wisbech: With an Historical Sketch of the Fens

1834 - 314 pages
...hereafter. This opinion was also entertained by the followers of Mahomet, since we find in the Alcoran — ' Prayer carries Us halfway to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms introduces us into his presence-chamber.' To such an extent was this feeling carried three or four...
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An Encyclopædia Ecclesiastica; Or, A Complete History of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Anthony Trollope - 1834 - 578 pages
...the acceptation of prayer. Hence that saying of one of their califs : " Prayer carries us half way to God ; fasting brings us to the door of his palace ; and alms introduces us into the presence-chamber." Alms also is sometimes used for such lands or goods as are...
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