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1. The sixty-ninth subject is this, that it is not proper that sunshine should fall on a fire, for, every time that sunshine falls upon a fire 6, it is a 7 sin. 2. If thou expose a fire to the sun it is a sin of three

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stîrs 1; and, if thou set down anything on the top of the fire, it is necessary that it should not have any hole—so that the light (nûr) and strength of the fire might become less—so far as thou knowest.


334:6 B29 omits these eight words.

334:7 B29 has 'much.'

335:1 The same as the twelve dirhams in Chap. LXVIII, 1, 2.

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