This was the first Hegira, or flight of the persecuted Moslems.
Since the Hegira, nothing has happened in Arabia, and before that was Moses, and before him the giants.'
Dating reverently from its era, as the Moslem from his Hegira.
That wretched stone from the cavern where Mahommed slept in the Hegira!
The Hegira is completed,—we have all taken roost in the old Tower.