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"The story which follows was first written out in Paris during the Peace Conference, from notes jotted on the march, strengthened by some reports sent to my chiefs in Cairo" (Introductory Chapter, pg. 21).

"The Beduin of the desert, born and grown up in it, had embraced with all his sour this nakedness too harsh for volunteers, for the reason, felt but inarticulate, that there he found himself indubitably free. He lost material ties, comforts, all superfluities and other complications to achieve a personal liberty which haunted starvation and death" (Chapter 3, pg. 38).

"Rebellion was the gravest step which political men could take, and the success or failure of the Arab revolt was a gamble too hazardous for prophecy. Yet, for once, fortune favoured the bold player, and the Arab epic tossed up its stormy road from birth through weakness, pain and doubt, to red victory. It was the just...

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