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 Prophet (The).Propositions, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Prophetess (The).
 
Ay-e’shah, the second wife of Mahomet; so called, not because she had any gift of prophecy, but simply because she was the favourite wife of the “prophet;” she was, therefore, emphatically “Mrs. Prophet.”   1
 


 Prophet (The).Propositions, 

 
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