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Beauty Concealed Within the Storeyed Court of a Moorish House

BEAUTY CONCEALED WITHIN THE STOREYED COURT OF A MOORISH HOUSE


There is intrigue and invitation in these low-arched entrances and disappearing stairway, and an effect of skilfully-placed tiles and twisted pillars that can hardly fail to attract. It is given to comparatively few Europeans to be familiar with one of these delightful dwellings with its many closed doors. Half hidden behind a cloth a Moorish lady, muffled against curiosity, gazes steadily