chapter  C
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CONSIDERATIONS of space make it impossible for me to devote more than a little room to the history of Seyyid Said, whose name towers out above those of all men who have been associated with the island kingdom. His life, however, is fairly well known, and as it is my object here to avoid giving information which may be easily obtained elsewhere in convenient form, it will be impossible to mention more than the outstanding features of his reign.