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One has no recollection of things that happened before the Hegira.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
The snow-drifts were still deep on the hills when, in the first days of March, we commenced our hegira to the far West.
MARY AND ISTEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
The explanation of course was, that he had been brought as an infant on this famous Hegira of the Selkirk Colonists.
Then came the hegira, which ended, as all the world knows, at Philadelphia.
With this view, and under the modest title of the station of a caravan, he planted this colony in the fiftieth year of the Hegira.
At the end of the first century of the Hegira, the caliphs were the most potent and absolute monarchs of the globe.
With a glance at my big stick I thought perhaps I had somehow influenced his hegira, and such I afterwards found to be the case.
JETHOUE. R. SUFFLING
All Mohammedan dating (with exceptions not to be considered here, however interesting historically) is from the Hegira.
THE ORIENTAL RUGWILLIAM D. ELLWANGER
Two mules were standing in the yard, saddled and ready to do their part in the hegira when it should be necessary.
Thus it was that the wild hegira did not begin from the front until the arrival of the fire department.

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