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Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in English Our father on whom we all rely. 21 And Ahmadu Badawi, Rufai And Dasuki and the Shehu our father. 22 0 God accept this poem which is fmished. opeople sing this song ofthanks 23 And let us pray for many blessings on the Prophet, For through him we shall have prosperity, 24 We bless his Family, his Companions And all the Followers ofthe Sunna. 25 The date is 1259 ofthe Hijra ofthe Best ofMankind. Language oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction Hausa Elegy for Halima Alhinin Mutuwar Halima 1844/1845 - 1260 Bello Sa'id's Thesis (1973) 195 Work 27 This poem is a tribute to Halima. She was one of Asma'u's neighbors; nothing more is known about her'99 It is noteworthy that Asma'u valued Halima - and others - for perfectly ordinary characteristics achievable by all. Her focus was not on the rich, famous, and powerful. Related texts None Significant Features Asma'u constantly reminds people of the virtue of patience, and the need to keep relationships in good repair. Elegy for Halima Fear God, friends and prepare 499Waziri Junaidu, personal communication, circa 1983. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ojNana Asma 'u in English Our father on whom we all rely. 21 And Ahmadu Badawi, Rufai And Dasuki and the Shehu our father. 22 0 God accept this poem which is finished. o people sing this song ofthanks 23 And let us pray for many blessings on the Prophet, For through him we shall have prosperity, 24 We bless his Family, his Companions And all the Followers ofthe Sunna. 25 The date is 1259 ofthe Hijra of the Best of Mankind. Elegy for Halima Alhinin Mutuwar Hqlima 1844/1845 - 1260 Work 27 195 Language oforiginal: Hausa Source oftext: Bello Sa'id's Thesis (1973) [ntroduetion This poem is a tribute to Halima. She was one of Asma'u's neighbors; nothing more is known about her'·' It is noteworthy that Asma'u valued Halima - and others - for perfectly ordinary characteristics achievable by all. Her focus was not on the rich, famous, and powerful. Related texts None Significant Features Asma'u constantly reminds people of the virtue of patience, and the need to keep relationships in good repair. Elegy for Halima Fear God, friends and prepare 499Waziri Junaidu, personal communication, circa 1983. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ojNana Asma 'u in English Our father on whom we all rely. 21 And Ahmadu Badawi, Rufai And Dasuki and the Shehu our father. 22 0 God accept this poem which is finished. o people sing this song ofthanks 23 And let us pray for many blessings on the Prophet, For through him we shall have prosperity, 24 We bless his Family, his Companions And all the Followers ofthe Sunna. 25 The date is 1259 ofthe Hijra of the Best of Mankind. Elegy for Halima Alhinin Mutuwar Hqlima 1844/1845 - 1260 Work 27 195 Language oforiginal: Hausa Source oftext: Bello Sa'id's Thesis (1973) [ntroduetion This poem is a tribute to Halima. She was one of Asma'u's neighbors; nothing more is known about her'·' It is noteworthy that Asma'u valued Halima - and others - for perfectly ordinary characteristics achievable by all. Her focus was not on the rich, famous, and powerful. Related texts None Significant Features Asma'u constantly reminds people of the virtue of patience, and the need to keep relationships in good repair. Elegy for Halima Fear God, friends and prepare 499Waziri Junaidu, personal communication, circa 1983. Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ojNana Asma 'u in English Our father on whom we all rely. 21 And Ahmadu Badawi, Rufai And Dasuki and the Shehu our father. 22 0 God accept this poem which is finished. o people sing this song ofthanks 23 And let us pray for many blessings on the Prophet, For through him we shall have prosperity, 24 We bless his Family, his Companions And all the Followers ofthe Sunna. 25 The date is 1259 ofthe Hijra of the Best of Mankind. Elegy for Halima Alhinin Mutuwar Hqlima 1844/1845 - 1260 Work 27 195 Language oforiginal: Hausa Source oftext: Bello Sa'id's Thesis (1973) [ntroduetion This poem is a tribute to Halima. She was one of Asma'u's neighbors; nothing more is known about her'·' It is noteworthy that Asma'u valued Halima - and others - for perfectly ordinary characteristics achievable by all. Her focus was not on the rich, famous, and powerful. Related texts None Significant Features Asma...

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9781609170653
Related ISBN
9780870134753
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OCLC
605316199
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2012-12-20
Language
English
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