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ground and is in a sense no interference. To have the liberty and means to carry out such dreams (?) is a blessing given to but a few, ^[[I]] fear. [[strikethrough]] I fear,[[/strikethrough]] For my allotment, I am most thankful. During my study in the wonderful old mosques in Cairo, in the Arabian library and museums in the same city and in meeting intelligent Arabs and Syrians and private Egyptian collectors, I learned enough additional facts to confirm my early impressions that ^[[my pieces of Racca are]] all genuine and fully as rare and beautiful as I had supposed. The one open question in regard to that pottery is whether it influenced the Egyptian or whether it was influenced by the Egyptian.
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