Ye have received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
But it happened that in a few weeks Sherif had occasion to journey to the island of Abba.
At sunset on an August evening in 1881 the steamer arrived at Abba.
To these proportions had the little band of followers who fought at Abba grown!
The movement initiated by the priest of Abba island had attained its climax.
Had not the mystic cry, Abba, Father, sounded in their hearts?
Abba salutes you and your brother, and even old Hoosein-bee.
"I am here, Abba," she replied, coming to the door of the house.
"I am thankful, Abba," she replied, urging her pony up to his side.
I will speak to Abba when I go home, and pray him to take me away from this.