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Correct spelling: Abu

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  1. The colossal statues at Abu Simbel and Thebes still witness to the incomparable skill of the Theban sculptors in the difficult art of imagining and executing superhuman types. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  2. Now we shall go thrice as fast as Abu al- Salam! – Foes by Mary Johnston
  3. Abraham, the language of, 278. Abu Saleh, his translation from Sanskrit into Arabic, 150. Abyssinian language, ancient and modern, 281. Academy, New, doctrines of the, embraced in Rome, 107. Accusative, formation of the, in Chinese, 118 note. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  4. In an elegy on his death by Abu Muhammad Ja'far it is said: " His Traditions were of the greatest authority; his gravity was impressive; and when he delivered them, all his auditors were plunged in admiration." – The Faith of Islam by Edward Sell
  5. We will next take " Abu al- Hasan and Abu Ja'afar the Leper." – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  6. Other kings before Ramses had constructed buildings in these spots, and their memory would naturally become associated with his in the future; he wished, therefore, to find a site where he would be without a rival, and to this end he transformed the cliff at Abu Simbel into a monument of his greatness. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  7. When the pagan worship ceased throughout Egypt, the temples were very much used as churches, and in some cases received in their ample courtyard a smaller church of Greek architecture, as in that of Medinet Abu – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  8. At Abu Simbel the skin is painted a pale yellow- the Egyptian equivalent for white- his eyes blue, and his beard and eyebrows red. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  9. Abram- Abu ramu, " the exalted father,"- is a Babylonian name, and is found in contracts of the age of Chedor- laomer. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  10. Abu Zulaymah, Shaykh, the Red Sea saint, i. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton