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1. The fifteenth subject is this, when one sees anything that is welcome to the eyes, it is requisite to say 'in the name of the sacred being.' 2. Because, if they do not say 'in the name of the sacred being,' and an injury happens to that

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thing, or a disaster occurs, one becomes a sinner; so far is notorious (ma’hlûm).

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