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Correct spelling: shia

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  1. If one glorify the other three Khalifas in a Sunni quarter, it is well with one, but not so in an area devoted to the Shia population: and so the beggar chooses Ali's name as a convenient and fitting means of opening the purse- strings of both the great Musulman sects. – By-Ways of Bombay by S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.