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  • Among these are Le Diwdn de Ndbiqa Dhobyani; Le Livre de Sibawaihi (2 vols., Paris, 1881-1889); Chrestomathie elementaire de l'arabe litteral (in collaboration with Spiro, 1885; 2nd ed., 1892); Ousdma ibn Mounkidh, un emir syrien (1889); Ousdma ibn Mounkidh, preface du livre du bdton (with trans., 1887); Al-Fdkhri (1895); Oumdra du Gemen (1897), a catalogue of Arabic MSS.
  • The palace of the emir, in front of which is a large open space, is in the Fula quarter in the south-east of the city.
  • In the closing years of the century, Kano became the centre of resistance to British influence, and the emir, Alieu, was the most inveterate of Fula slave raiders.
  • Morland, and a new emir, Abbas, a brother of Alieu, installed.
  • The emir on his installation takes an oath of allegiance to the British Crown, and accepts the position of a chief of the first class under British rule.

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