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Khorassan [Region of the Sun]

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A province of Persia, anciently called Ariaʹna.

The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan. Mokanna, a prophet chief, who, being terribly deformed, wore a veil under pretence of shading the dazzling light of his countenance.

“Terror seized her lest the love-light which encircled him should fade away, and leave him like the veiled prophet of Khorassan, a sinstained thing of clay.”—Lady Hardy: A Casual Acquaintance.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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