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Literary usage of Purdahed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Observations on the Mussulmauns of India: Descriptive of Their Manners by Hasan 'Ali, B. Mir Hasan 'Ali, Mrs B Mı̄r Ḣasan ʻAlı̄, B. Mīr Ḣasan ʻAlī (1832)
"... to whom a servant was sent; and when the ladies had shut themselves up securely in their purdahed apartment, the men servants were desired to introduce ..."
2. Observations on the Mussulmauns of India: Description of Their Manners by B. Mir Hasan 'Ali, B Mrs Mīr Ḣasan 'Alī, B. Mı̄r Ḣasan ʻAlı̄ (1832)
"The ladies assemble, in the evening, round the Tazia they have set up, in their purdahed privacy—female friends, slaves, and servants, surrounding the ..."
3. Observations on the Mussulmauns of India: Description of Their Manners by B. Mir Hasan 'Ali, B Mrs Mīr Ḣasan 'Alī, B. Mı̄r Ḣasan ʻAlı̄ (1832)
"During this delay, the hour is passed in lively dialogues with the several purdahed dames, who have all the advantage of seeing though themselves unseen ..."
4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1907)
""—and if at the house of a family whose ladies are not purdahed, the hostess herself wreathes their arms and throats with chains of sweet-smelling flowers. ..."
5. When We Were Strolling Players in the East by Louise Jordan Miln (1894)
"I have very little faith in the powerlessness of lock-and-keyed wives. In India I knew a Maharajah who was abjectly afraid of his purdahed ..."
6. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1878)
"Sh» took us to see some of her ' purdahed ' women. At one house they came into a little outer building which they always used for the purpose of reading ..."
7. Bishop Wilson's Journal Letters, Addressed to His Family, During the First by Daniel Wilson (1863)
"... Major Alves and myself near the purdahed wall of which I have spoken, and within which we had been admitted before breakfast. The circular holes caught ..."